Two 100mph Drivers Cited in Rochester Wednesday
Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News)- Two drivers were ticketed by Minnesota State Troopers after they were busted for traveling over 100 mph in the Rochester area Wednesday.
The first citation was issued to 19-year-old Kalin Ngo or Chicago. The citation indicates a state trooper parked in the median on Hwy. 52 near Oronoco Township clocked the young southbound driver at 105 mph in the 65 mph zone shortly before 2 a.m.
Ngo told the trooper she had just come from the airport and was attempting to pass a vehicle that was traveling in the right lane. She was driving a Toyota Prius.
The second citation was issued to a Lanesboro man traveling at 117 mph in Rochester. The citation indicates a trooper observed the vehicle enter Hwy. 52 south from 55th St. Northwest shortly before 6 p.m.
The trooper was also heading south as the Dodge Charger entered the freeway at a high rate of speed. The 117 mph reading came up when the vehicle merged into the left lane in the 60 mph zone.
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The trooper stopped the vehicle in the area of the 19th St. Northwest ramp. The driver, identified as 33-year-old Cory Draper did not argue with the trooper and blamed his high speed on road rage induced by an incident at the top of the 55th St. Northwest ramp.