Driver charged with excessive speeding on US Route 7, Manchester

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MANCHESTER — A 20-year-old man from New York was charged with speeding in Manchester yesterday.

Police say they observed a vehicle travelling southbound at a high rate of speed while conducting traffic enforcement along US Route 7 at around 6:15 p.m.

According to the report, the vehicle’s speed was measured at 89 miles-per-hour in a posted 55 miles-per-hour zone.

A traffic stop was initiated and the driver was identified as Ryan Fitzpatrick, of Hoosick Falls, NY.

Fitzpatrick was released on a citation to appear in court on October 5 to answer to the charge of excessive speed.