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Suspended driver stopped driving 161 km/h on Hwy. 417 in Ottawa: OPP

Ontario Provincial Police say a suspended driver with no insurance was stopped speeding 161 km/h on Hwy. 417 in Ottawa Monday night. (OPP/X) Ontario Provincial Police say a suspended driver with no insurance was stopped speeding 161 km/h on Hwy. 417 in Ottawa Monday night. (OPP/X)
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A suspended driver was stopped for stunt driving on Hwy. 417 in Ottawa this holiday weekend, according to police.

Ontario Provincial Police say an officer stopped a driver speeding 161 km/h an hour shortly before 11 p.m. Monday.

The speed limit is 100 km/h on Hwy. 417.

"The driver was also suspended, had no insurance on their vehicle, and was using a plate not authorized for their vehicle."

The charge of stunt driving includes a 30 day license suspension and the vehicle is impounded for 14 days. Police say the driver will appear in court at a later date.

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