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Driver Going 112 MPH Pulled Over on His Way to Pay Traffic Ticket

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Motorists drive past a sign warning of upcoming traffic cameras Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in Cleveland. Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson and others are making a last-minute pitch to defeat a ballot measure that would severely limit use of automated speed and red light cameras. Approval of a measure on Tuesday's ballot in Cleveland would require police officers to write tickets at automated camera sites. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

ROYALTON, Vt. (AP) — A driver clocked at 112 mph on an interstate in Vermont told police he was heading to traffic court to take care of a speeding ticket.

Trooper Rich Slusser says the 33-year-old man from West Hartford, Connecticut, was also weaving in and out of traffic in Royalton on Interstate 89 before he was pulled over Wednesday afternoon. The speed limit on the interstate is 65 mph.

The driver has been charged with excessive speeding and negligent operation.

Slusser says the man was given a citation ordering him to appear in Vermont Superior Court in White River Junction on Oct. 27.

Motorists drive past a sign warning of upcoming traffic cameras Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in Cleveland. Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson and others are making a last-minute pitch to defeat a ballot measure that would severely limit use of automated speed and red light cameras. Approval of a measure on Tuesday's ballot in Cleveland would require police officers to write tickets at automated camera sites. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

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