ST. PAUL, Minn. - It's a number that grabs attention immediately.
Seriously... 148 miles per hour.
The Minnesota Department of Public Safety says a man from Darwin was the champ when it came to citations during a recent statewide crackdown on speeders. Richard Bernhagen, age 41, was ticketed for doing 148 miles per hour in a 55 mph zone on a road just outside Hutchinson.
State Patrol spokesman Lt. Eric Roeske says a trooper stopped Bernhagen's 2001 Mustang GT on Tagas Avenue just before 2 p.m. July 17. The trooper says Bernhagen stated "I haven't driven it in a while and was airing it out, I was wrong."
Roeske says the driver admitted to doing 135 mph and admitted "It was stupid, I know."
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