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Motorcyclist accused of traveling 130 mph on I-93 in Canterbury

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CANTERBURY, New Hampshire — New Hampshire State Police have accused a motorcyclist of traveling over 130 mph in a 70-mph speed zone on Interstate 93.

State Police aircraft clocked the speed at 134 mph in the southbound lane in Canterbury at about 11 a.m. Monday and saw that it traveled in the breakdown lane and cut between lanes of traffic, passing vehicles. At times, the aircraft tracked the vehicle doing between 150 and 180 mph.

Police said the motorcycle pulled in behind a business on North Main Street in Concord, and troopers responded. They charged 31-year-old Daniel Thibeault of Swansea, Massachusetts, with reckless conduct, disobeying an officer and driving after suspension. He's scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday. It was not immediately known if he had a lawyer.

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