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Two men charged with stunting after speeding past RCMP officer on N.S. highway

Two men are facing charges after they were clocked driving 55 km/h over the speed limit on Nova Scotia's Highway 103. Dayne Winter / Global News

Two men in their early 20s are facing stunting charges after they allegedly sped past an RCMP cruiser while racing on a Nova Scotia highway.

Police say the incident happened at 1:49 a.m. Sunday along Highway 103 in Lakeside.

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Both vehicles were clocked at travelling 165 km/h in a 110 km/h zone. Police say the RCMP officer was conducting traffic enforcement at the time.

A 25-year-old man from Chester and a 23-year-old man from Chester Basin were both charged with stunting. They also had their licenses suspended and vehicles seized.

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The fine for stunting in Nova Scotia is $2,422.50.

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