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Vehicle captured on radar going 114 km/h in a 50 zone: police

Thornton man charged with speeding, stunt driving
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File photo. Kenneth Armstrong/Village Media

A 61-year-old Thornton man was charged with speeding and stunt driving following a traffic stop in Innisfil.

On Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020, around 5:30 p.m., a South Simcoe Police Service officer observed a vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed on County Road 27.

A speed measurement was obtained of 114 km/h in a posted 50 km/h zone.

Pietro Marson, 61, of Thornton, [has been] charged with speeding and stunt driving.

His licence was suspended for seven days and his vehicle impounded for seven days.

Each year in Canada, about 2,000 people are killed and 165,000 are injured on our roads; 27 per cent of fatalities and 19 per cent of serious injuries involve speeding. Slow down and keep our roads safe for everyone.