CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire State Police say a driver clocked at 91 mph during a snowstorm said she was late for an appointment to have a new car stereo installed.
Police say they stopped 21-year-old Anastacia Hocking, of Laconia, on Interstate 93 in Concord on Wednesday morning. The highway was covered with snow and slush.READ MORE: Johnson & Johnson COVID Vaccine Pause ‘Will Not Slow Down New Hampshire,’ Gov. Sununu Says
Speed limits in Concord range from 55 to 65 mph on I-93. But state police had reduced speeds to 45 mph because of the storm.READ MORE: Lynn Police To Begin Wearing Body Cameras
Hocking was arrested on a reckless driving charge and is scheduled to be arraigned March 3.MORE NEWS: FDA, CDC Call For Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Pause To Investigate Rare Blood Clots
It wasn’t immediately known if she had a lawyer, and a phone number couldn’t be found for her.