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Police clock Barrie man at 189 km/h in an 80

According to police, he was going 189 km/h in a posted 80 zone
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TOWNSHIP OF ESSA - On Thursday, April 18, 2019 shortly after 6 a.m., a member of the Nottawasaga Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police Traffic Unit was conducting traffic enforcement on Highway 89. 

While the officer was conducting enforcement, he observed a vehicle travelling westbound at a high rate of speed on Highway 89.

The radar device was activated and measured the oncoming vehicle to be travelling at 189km/h in a posted 80km/h speed zone.

The driver of the motor vehicle was stopped and as a result of the investigation, a 22-year-old male from Barrie was charged with Stunt Driving. His licence was suspended and motor vehicle was impounded for seven days.

He will attend a future court date at the Provincial Offences Court in Barrie.