While many of us had been keeping apart at house two years in the past because of the pandemic, a Nissan Rogue used to be going as much as 114 mph alongside a Pompano Beach side road earlier than crashing and killing a person.
It took place about 7:45 on a Saturday night time, April 25, 2020, and Keith Bryan Graley used to be arrested on Thursday.
Graley, 37, by no means had a driving force’s license and used to be ticketed just about a dozen occasions for riding with out one, information display.
According to his arrest document, Graley used to be riding the 2015 SUV east between 105 mph and 114 mph on a 35 mph stretch of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard drawing near Interstate 95.
He misplaced keep an eye on when he hit a raised curb at the median, spun round, smashed thru a guardrail, and the driving force’s facet door struck a concrete pillar supporting an I-95 overpass, earlier than coming to relaxation on its facet, the crash document mentioned.
Both Graley and his passenger, John Robert Ballard, 33, had been ejected.
Pompano Beach Fire Rescue took each males to Broward Health North Medical Center the place Ballard died.
The Broward Medical Examiner’s Office decided that Ballard succumbed to more than one blunt drive trauma accidents.
At Graley’s first court docket look Friday, prosecutor Ross Weiner requested that Graley stay in prison.
“[Graley has a] significant criminal history dating back to 2006,” he stated.
Public defender Hector Romero wondered how investigators knew Graley used to be riding if each males had been ejected.
“I know they said [it’s] based on a witness statement and video surveillance, but [the arrest report] doesn’t detail who actually identified Mr. Graley as being the driver,” he stated.
The pass judgement on dominated Graley will have to be held with out bond within the Broward County Jail.
He is dealing with six fees that come with vehicular murder, reckless riding, riding with no license and cocaine ownership, information display.