A Connecticut man faces charges after police say he drove more than twice the speed limit on Interstate 93 on Sunday morning. Authorities say that 30-year-old Alejandro Zapata-Rebello of Danbury, Conn., drove an orange sports car past a state trooper in Ashland at 161 m.p.h. The speed limit was 70. The trooper didn’t give chase due to the rate of speed, so area departments were told to be on the lookout for the vehicle. Police in Woodstock clocked the car going 130 m.p.h. and caught up to it at Exit 32 in Lincoln, where it was stuck in traffic. The car was identified as a 2021 Chevrolet Corvette. Zapata-Rebello was arrested and charged by state police with two counts of reckless driving and one count of disobeying an officer.
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