Police: Man charged with negligent operation, Sunderland

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SUNDERLAND — A 57-year-old man was charged with negligent operation following an incident in Sunderland on Friday.

Police say they observed a vehicle traveling in excess of 80 miles-per-hour on US Route 7 at around 10:47 p.m.

Prior to initiating a traffic stop, police say they observed the vehicle swerve over the center yellow line into oncoming traffic.

The driver was identified as William F. Seitter, of Ridgewood, NJ.

Seitter told police that he was using a handheld electronic device at the time of the incident.

He was cited to appear in court to answer the charge.