Georgia star Jalen Carter charged in fatal accident

Former Georgia star Jalen Carter, one of the top prospects in the 2023 NFL draft, has been charged with reckless driving and racing in conjunction with a crash that killed a t recruiting staff member and a teammate.

The Athens-Clarke County Police Department has issued an arrest warrant,  which alleges Carter was racing his 2021 Jeep Trackhawk against the 2021 Ford Expedition driven by the recruiting staffer, 24-year-old Chandler LeCroy, which led to the accident on Jan 15.

The announcement came hours after reports surfaced that Carter was present at the scene of the crash and later provided shifting accounts of the wreck to police.

Devin Willock, who was an offensive lineman for Georgia, and LeCroy were killed in what police initially reported as a single-vehicle accident.

Carter is in Indianapolis at the NFL scouting combine.