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Clocked At 120 mph, Speeder Says He Was Trying To Catch Relative

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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ State police have charged a Bristol man with reckless driving after clocking his Mercedes at 120 mph in Haddam

Police say they pulled over 26-year-old Marques Moody in his 2006 Mercedes CLK 500 on Route 9 at about 10:30 a.m. Monday.

Police say Moody told them he was trying to catch a cousin, who was ahead of him on the highway.

Moody was being held Monday in lieu of$5,000 bond.
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Information from: The Hartford Courant, http://www.courant.com

     (Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)

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