MANCHESTER — A man from Manchester is facing charges following an incident in Bennington County on Friday.
Police say they initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle for excessive speed and negligent operation on US Route 7, near the Sunderland/Manchester line.
The driver was identified as Elijah Johnson.
Police say Johnson’s vehicle was observed traveling at a high rate of speed, passing several vehicles, and heading north.
Johnson’s speed was measured at 113 miles-per-hour, police say.
Johnson was issued a VCVC as well as a criminal citation to appear in court at a later date to answer to the charges of negligent operation and excessive speed.