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Toronto teen heading for driver’s test charged with stunt driving in Peterborough County: OPP

Peterborough Conuty OPP clocked a vehicle travelling 155 km/h in a posted 100 km/h zone on Hwy. 115 on Thursday morning. File / Global News

A Toronto teenager faces stunt driving charges on Highway 115 following radar patrol by OPP Thursday morning.

According to Peterborough County OPP, shortly after 9:30 a.m., an officer clocked a vehicle travelling 155 km/h in a posted 100 km/h zone on the highway in Cavan-Monaghan Township, south of Peterborough.

The 18-year-old driver from Toronto was charged with stunt driving in relation to excessive speed.

Read more: Stunt driving charges laid after two vehicles clocked over 160 km/h on Hwy. 115: OPP

OPP say the licence G2 driver was enroute to a DriveTest Centre for a G-licence test.

The vehicle was seized and impounded for seven days and the licence was suspended for seven days, OPP said.

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It was the third stunt driving charge issued on the highway in less than 12 hours.

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