Man Accused of Driving Through JC at 120 MPH with Infant in Car
A driver allegedly clocked traveling 120 miles an hour on Route 17 in Broome County with two kids in the vehicle faces child endangerment charges.
Authorities say 32-year-old Trafane White-Hinton of Brooklyn was pulled over by a Broome County sheriff's deputy around 1:30 a.m. Sunday.
White-Hinton allegedly raced by the deputy on Route 17 near Exit 71 in Johnson City where the posted speed limit is 55 miles an hour.
Investigators say the deputy caught up with the speeding car and tried to pull it over. The vehicle eventually stopped on Interstate 81 near Exit 3 in the town of Kirkwood.
The deputy found a 9-month-old baby and a 12-year-old child in the car.
White-Hinton was charged with unlawfully fleeing a police officer and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child. He also was cited for vehicle and traffic law violations.
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