February 15, 2019 5:41 pm

Speedy Valentine’s date costs teen almost $500, say Manitoba RCMP

The driver was fined almost $500 for speeding.

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One Winnipeg teen’s Valentine’s Day date was a little pricier than he anticipated.

RCMP said they pulled over the 18-year-old man around 10 p.m. Thursday for speeding on the east Perimeter Highway near Gunn Road.

READ MORE: ‘Late for work’: Speeding earns Manitoba woman $800 ticket

Police said the driver – who was going 133 km/h in a 2012 Chevy Cruze – told them he was just trying to impress his date.

He was dinged with a $482 fine.

Cops reminded the driver flowers would have been cheaper… and safer.

WATCH: Impacts dangerous driving can have on a family

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