Man charged for driving 87km/hour over limit on Highway 344

A 19-year-old man from Mulgrave is charged with stunting after police say he was driving 87 km/hour over the posted speed limit on Highway 344 near Mulgrave.

Port Hawkesbury RCMP stopped the vehicle around 9:35 p.m. on Wednesday.

Police say the vehicle was traveling 177 km/hr in a 90 km/hour zone.

RCMP say the vehicle was seized, towed and the man's driver's licence was suspended for seven days.

Police say the driver was also fined $2,422.50, which is the fine for stunting in Nova Scotia.