Man who drove into another car at 100 mph arrested for vehicular homicide

Writer: Nicholas Karsen
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Mason Gregory Jeter. Credit: The Florida Highway Patrol

The Florida Highway Patrol have arrested a man for vehicular homicide that occurred on Interstate 75 in Charlotte County.

FHP reported the fatal traffic crash that occurred near the mile marker 150 on Sept. 21.

According to FHP, a 2022 Ford Mustang was traveling south on I-75 in the center lane and a 2018 Dodge Challenger was traveling in the left lane. Both cars were above the speed limit.

The left side rear area of the Mustang collided with the right front side of the Challenger.

After the crash, both vehicles went off the roadway and collided with a tree. The Mustang overturned after hitting the tree.

The driver of the Challenger died on the scene.

Following a criminal investigation, FHP discovered both vehicles were going more than 100 mph at the time of crash.

FHP then proceeded to arrest Mason Gregory Jeter, 20, the owner of the Mustang and charged him with vehicular homicide. He has been booked into the Charlotte County Jail.

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