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Montreal driver fined for stunt driving in northern Ontario

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A 26-year-old driver from Montreal was charged with stunt driving on Highway 17 in the North Bay area, police say.

The driver was travelling 153 km/h in a 90 km/hr zone in Calvin Township on April 6, about 50 kilometres east of North Bay, Ontario Provincial Police said in a social media post.

Montreal driver charged with stunt driving on Hwy. 17 east of North Bay. April 6, 2024 (Ontario Provincial Police)

As a result, the driver has had their license suspended for 30 days, the vehicle impounded for 14 days and is scheduled to appear in court.

If convicted, the Montreal resident could face a fine of up to $10,000, up to six months in jail and have to take a driver improvement course.

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