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Teen caught driving 115 kilometres per hour in 50 zone: Halifax police

Halifax RCMP say the 17-year-old driver has been charged after being stopped on the Beaver Bank Road.

The RCMP.

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The RCMP.

A 17-year-old boy is facing a charge of stunting after Halifax police say they caught him going 115 kilometres per hour in a 50 zone.

The RCMP say around 11 p.m. Tuesday, they saw a vehicle going north on the Beaver Bank Road and clocked the driver at 65 kilometres per hour above the posted speed limit.

The driver was behind the wheel of a Honda Civic and has been charged with stunting, which includes having his license suspended for seven days, plus the vehicle impounded.

If convicted, he could be fined more than $2,400.

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