A Florida man was jailed Wednesday afternoon after investigators say he killed a lawyer while high on adult-themed nitrous oxide, the Miami Herald reports.

Joseph Franco, 27, accused of killing Amir Pelleg and injuring his wife and two young daughters, was charged with DUI manslaughter after Miami-Dade prosecutors determined he was under the influence of nitrous oxide when he ran over the family on a sidewalk in July 2018.

Investigators say Franco allegedly inhaled nitrous oxide, also known as “whippets,” before hitting the family.

Police found 12 used and nine unused canisters of the adult-themed substance in his bag labeled “XXX Platinum Triple Refined Cream Chargers,” which is apparently used to make whipped cream.

A witness told police they saw Franco step out of his car after swerving into the family. He was allegedly on the phone before dumping a duffel bag in a nearby garbage can, the Miami Herald reports.

Investigators believe the toxic product is used mostly for inhaling the gas, which gives users a euphoric jolt.

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Laura Jazmin Tolliver is a digital reporter for GateHouse Media Group’s Florida team, based in West Palm Beach, Fla. Jaz’s stories, which run across digital, print and video platforms, are syndicated across the 22 Florida newspaper markets.