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N.L. driver charged with stunting in Mount Thom

RCMP are looking for witnesses to a motor vehicle crash in Frosty Hollow Sunday night.
RCMP are looking for witnesses to a motor vehicle crash in Frosty Hollow Sunday night.

MOUNT THOM, N.S. - A 45-year-old man from St. John's, N.L. was charged with stunting for allegedly driving 64 kilometres over the speed limit in Mount Thom.

At 11:35 a.m. on July 26, RCMP Eastern Traffic Services observed a car travelling at a high rate of speed along Highway 104.

RCMP say the vehicle was clocked at 174 km/h in a 110 km/hr zone.

The fine for stunting in Nova Scotia is $2,422.50.

Nova Scotia RCMP said in a press release that speed is one of the major causes of serious injury and fatal collisions on our roads.

“Road safety is a priority for the RCMP, and drivers are reminded to make it their priority as well,” it said.

Unsafe driving can be reported by calling RCMP at 800-803-RCMP (7267) or 911.

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