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Man charged with DUI manslaughter in death of National Guardsman

Christian Summers arrested by FHP

Jacksonville Sheriff's Office booking photo of Christian Summers
Jacksonville Sheriff's Office booking photo of Christian Summers

A man is charged with DUI manslaughter and vehicular homicide in the death of a National Guardsman killed in a March crash, according to a Jacksonville Sheriff's Office arrest report. 

Christian Summers, 26, was arrested Monday by the Florida Highway Patrol.

National Guardsman Tyler Mapel, 21, was killed March 16 in a crash at Beach and Kernan boulevards while he was delivering pizza. 

Troopers said Summers had been driving a Ford Mustang when he ran a red light and hit Mapel's car head-on.

Summers' blood alcohol level was .088, just over the legal limit, but it was taken five hours after the crash, due to his own injuries. 

Summers is being held at the Duval County Jail on $100,000 bond.