THP: Man clocked at 124mph on I-81 reportedly tells trooper he was on his way to a restaurant to eat

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Source: Greene Co. Jail

GREENE COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL)- A driver on Interstate 81 in Greene County was pulled over Wednesday after a trooper clocked him going 124mph in a 70mph zone.

According to a report from the Tennessee Highway Patrol, the driver, identified as Long Kim Le Nguyen, 28, of Kenneth City, Florida, was traveling north on I-81 when the trooper pulled him over.

THP reported the driver had no excuse for speeding and that when the trooper asked him where he was going, “he stated to a restaurant to eat.”

Le Nguyen was taken to the Greene County Jail where he was booked on a charge of reckless driving.

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