The Brooksville man accused of racing another man and causing the crash that killed him is now facing numerous charges following an investigation, including vehicular homicide.

According to Florida Highway Patrol officials, Paul T. Snyder, 19, was taken into custody Sunday evening in connection with the Feb. 9 deadly street race that claimed the life of Johnathon Parker, 18, of Brooksville.

According to reports, Parker and Snyder were street-racing on W.P.A Road, north of Granat Road, around 6 p.m. that evening.

Investigators said Parker and Snyder were racing north, with Snyder's vehicle in the southbound lane and Parker's in the northbound lane. When they approached oncoming traffic, Snyder attempted to move into the northbound lane to avoid a collision, an investigation showed.

Investigators said in the process of making the move, the right rear of Snyder's Honda Civic clipped the front left of Parker's Honda Civic, causing both drivers to lose control of their cars.

Parker's crashed into a tree. He died at the scene.

Investigators said Snyder fled the scene of the crash. Witnesses helped troopers identify Snyder, who was then contacted and came back to the scene of the crash, investigators said. He was not charged following the crash.

Snyder was arrested and charged Sunday with vehicular Homicide, leaving the scene of a crash involving death, racing, driving while license suspended, operating an unregistered vehicle and having no insurance.  

He was booked into the Hernando County Jail with a bond of $16,250.