Jacksonville, FL — A man has been arrested for causing a crash that killed a local father in September 2018. Florida Highway Patrol and Nassau County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested 32-year-old Brian Holtkamp on Friday.
Troopers posted a photo of Holtkamp as he was put into a the back of a patrol car. He’s charged with DUI manslaughter.
FHP says Holtkamp was driving north on U.S. 17 north of Bruney Road in Yulee, when he drove into the other lane and collided head-on with another vehicle.The passenger in that car, 37-year-old Justin Cribb, died. He left behind a 13-year-old son. Cribb’s mother told Action News Jax his family misses him terribly.
The driver was seriously hurt in the crash.
According to FHP, Holtkamp tested positive for drugs, including meth. Action News Jax confirmed that he has prior arrests for charges including driving under the influence, burglary and grand theft.