Police: Neb. Man Drove at Speeds of Nearly 100 MPH

gering-police(AP) — A Nebraska Panhandle man has been accused of driving a car at speeds of nearly 100 mph.

42-year-old Brandon Pate was arrested Tuesday.

The Gering Police Department says an officer stopped Pate after his vehicle was clocked at 98 mph in an area with a speed limit of 40 mph. The officer said Pate’s vehicle was running other cars off the road.

Pate is accused of having a small amount of marijuana and a glass pipe in his pockets at the time of the arrest.

He faces charges of speeding, willful reckless driving and no proof of insurance. He also faces drug charges. Court records do not list an attorney.