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Driver faces racing charge

he vehicle was locked on radar in excess of 135 km/h
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On Dec. 22, 2019, at approximately 11 p.m., a Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police officer was monitoring traffic on Wellington Road 16 near Highway 89. The officer observed a black pick-up truck travelling above the posted 80 km/h speed limit. The vehicle was locked on radar in excess of 135 km/h.

As a result, Elliot Matthew Kavanagh, 34-years-old of Dundalk, has been charged with racing a motor vehicle contrary to the Highway Traffic Act. The defendant is scheduled to appear in Guelph at the Ontario Court of Justice - Provincial Offences Court on March 4, 2020. Their vehicle and driver's licence were seized for a period of seven days as per statute.