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Police: Man drives 103 mph through work zone


CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. - State police arrested a 31-year-old Averill Park man Tuesday after they say he traveled 103 mph inside a work zone on I-87 in Clifton Park.

Police say Ryan Spiak was operating a 2010 Chevrolet Traverse through the work zone when two troopers conducting traffic enforcement clocked the 103 mph reading on his car and began to pursue him traveling southbound.

Police say at the time Spiak was driving through, there was an active work crew working within the work zone however none of the work crew members were struck but several traffic cones were knocked over.

The pursuit was terminated by police supervisors monitoring the situation when Spiak entered Troy on Alternate Route 7. Shortly after entering Troy, Spiak crashed his vehicle and fled the scene. He was apprehended shortly after the crash.

He is charged with Reckless Endangerment 1st, a felony, Unlawful Fleeing of a Police Officer, Possession of a Hypodermic Needle, Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th, and Driving Under theI nfluence of Drugs, all misdemeanors. He has been remanded to the Saratoga County Jail in lieu of $20,000 bail.

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