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152 mph in a 70 mph zone; police charge man with DUI on I-81 in Virginia

A tweet from the agency said the unnamed 29-year-old was stopped on I-81 in Rockbridge County. The trooper's ticket said he was going 152 mph in a 70 mph zone.

ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY, Va. — Author's note: The video above first aired in June 2021.

The Virginia State Police charged a man for driving under the influence of alcohol after a major speeding incident in Rockbridge County. 

That's out in the western part of the state, north of Roanoke.

A tweet from the agency said the unnamed 29-year-old was stopped on I-81 on Sunday. 

The trooper's ticket said he was going 152 mph in a 70 mph zone.

The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles lists reckless driving as 20 miles per hour over the speed limit, or going 85 miles per hour in any situation.

"Speeding & DUI = Too many lives at risk = Arrest," a spokesperson wrote.