Eastland County makes list of 'fastest speeding tickets in Texas in 2017'

EASTLAND COUNTY, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) - 139 in a 75. . . that's how fast a motorcyclist was going to land Eastland County on a list of the 'fastest speeding tickets in Texas in 2017'.

Toward the end of each year, the Houston Chronicle complies a list of the Top 20 most chart-topping tickets from around the Lone Star State using statistics from the Texas Department of Public Safety. All tickets were issued from Jan 1, 2017 to Nov 28, 2017.

The paper reviewed 230 tickets documenting speeds of over 120 miles per hour for 2017, and a ticket issued in Eastland County was number 20 on the list

A Red Suzuki 2007 motorcycle was caught going 139 miles per hour on I-20, where the posted speed limit was 75, according to the Houston Chronicle list

To see the full list of the fastest Texas speeding tickets of 2017, click here

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