SHAFTSBURY — A 24-year-old man from Bennington was cited for excessive speeding in Shaftsbury yesterday.
Police say they clocked a vehicle traveling 96 miles-per-hour in a posted 55 miles-per-hour speed limit zone while conducting speed enforcement on US Route 7 near the Shaftsbury pull-off at around 6:30 p.m.
Police initiated a traffic stop after observing the vehicle traveling at that speed.
The driver was identified as Austin Sousis.
He was issued a Vermont Civil Violation Complaint for speeding with a waiver penalty of $613 and was released with a citation to answer the charge at a later date and time.