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Driving 97 km/h over speed limit results in charge for driver: RCMP

Police say a driver was caught going 197 km/h in a 100 km/h zone in Fort Saskatchewan on Sept. 28, 2023. (Credit: RCMP) Police say a driver was caught going 197 km/h in a 100 km/h zone in Fort Saskatchewan on Sept. 28, 2023. (Credit: RCMP)

An Alberta driver was ticketed for going 97 kilometres over the speed limit, police say.

The driver was seen travelling at extreme speeds on Highway 15 near the Old Fort Trail in Fort Saskatchewan around 6:15 p.m. on Thursday, according to Mounties.

"A laser speed measuring device was used to calculate the vehicle's speed at 197km/hr in a posted 100km/hr zone," a Friday news release said.

A 20-year-old Fort Saskatchewan man was arrested and charged with dangerous operation of a motor vehicle. Top Stories

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