Motorist Traveling 116 MPH on I-69 Charged

Motorist Traveling 116 MPH on I-69 Charged


A Fort Knox, KY resident faces reckless driving charges after a trip along I-69 through Daviess County.

Dec. 24 at 1:19 P.M., Senior Trooper Jarrod Lents observed a silver 2005 Pontiac G6 traveling northbound on Interstate 69 at the 74.5 mile marker (12 miles north of Washington) at what appeared to be a high rate of speed.arrest-logo-720x480-720x480

Trooper Lents activated his radar, determining that the Pontiac was traveling 116 miles per hour.

Trooper Lents turned around and followed the Pontiac for nearly four miles at speeds between 110 and 116 miles per hour before the vehicle pulled over.

The driver, Sean M. Bronaugh, 18, Fort Knox, KY, was charged with Reckless Driving, a class B Misdemeanor.

Across Indiana on this Christmas Eve, several crashes have occurred that have resulted in serious injuries or death, and have been the direct result of excessive speed or driver inattention. When behind the wheel, use good judgment and practice safe driving. The Indiana State Police considers safety on our highways a priority; we want everyone to make it home for the holidays.