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Driver charged after clocked doing 113 mph on Route 7 in Manchester

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.

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