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Johnson charged with vehicular homicide
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Article published on Tuesday, May 27, 2014
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CLEARWATER – Clearwater police charged the driver of a Cadillac that hit and killed a school crossing guard with vehicular homicide May 27.

Douglas Herbert Carey, 70, died May 20, after the Cadillac hit him at the intersection of Gulf-to-Bay Boulevard and Belcher Road, where he was working as a crossing guard. Carey died at the scene.

Clearwater police said the event data recorder for the Cadillac showed that the driver was speeding at nearly 70 mph just before the crash. The speed limit for that portion of Gulf-to-Bay is 40 mph.

Police said Julious Johnson, 28, of Clearwater admitted he was driving the 2014 Cadillac XTS when it hit Carey. After the crash, Johnson fled the scene, leaving a 2-year-old and 4-year-old behind. Both girls suffered injuries and were taken to local hospitals. They have since been released.

On May 20, Johnson was charged with leaving the scene of a crash resulting in death, leaving the scene of a crash with serious injury, driving with a license suspended or revoked resulting in death, driving with a license suspended or revoked resulting in serious injury, two charges of aggravated child neglect, resisting arrest without violence and possession of marijuana.

Clearwater police reported May 24 that they had found a handgun Johnson had “ditched” while he was on the run after the crash. He was charged with felon in possession of a firearm. Bond for the nine charges total $491,000.

As of Tuesday night, no bond had been set for the latest charge of vehicular homicide.

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