Man arrested for February 2023 deadly hit-and-run crash

CLAY COUNTY, Fla. — Sorie Brown has been arrested for a deadly hit-and-run crash that happened in February 2023, the Florida Highway Patrol announced in a news release Wednesday.


The crash killed 22-year-old Jerry Stepp in Clay County on February 6.

Brown was arrested on Tuesday and booked into the Clay County Jail with a bond of $750,000.

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The 38-year-old is charged with vehicular homicide, leaving the scene of a deadly crash, and driving with a revoked license involving death.

According to court records, Brown was previously charged with driving without a valid license and knowingly driving with a suspended or revoked license.

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Chase Berger

Chase Berger, Action News Jax

Chase Berger is an Associate Producer for Action News Jax.

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