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Woman charged with excessive speeding on southern Alberta highway

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A motorcyclist has a court date after being stopped for excessive speeding on a southern Alberta Highway.

On Wednesday afternoon (June 12) an RCMP officer was conducting high visibility rural patrols in the Turner Valley area.

The officer witnessed a motorcycle travelling south bound on Hwy 762 at a high rate of speed. The motorcycle’s speed was clocked at 224 km/hr in a posted 90 km/hr zone.  

The motorcycle was stopped and a 26 year old woman from Calgary was issued a summons to appear in court in July.

Mounties remind motorists that travelling at such an extreme rate of speed poses a serious risk to the driver as well as the general public.

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Patrick Siedlecki

Pat has been a mainstay in the CJOC News department from the time the station launched in 2007. He’s been in the position of News Director since then and has been anchoring daily news casts as well as reporting and working behind the scenes.

Community is important to him and keeping CJOC listeners and readers informed about what’s happening across southern Alberta and beyond.

Pat has been in radio broadcasting for the past 24 years, starting in Port Alberni on Vancouver Island in 1997 and then moving up island to Nanaimo for another few years before heading to Lethbridge in 2007.

Pat grew up in the small Saskatchewan farming town of Foam Lake. After high school, he went to Western Academy Broadcasting College (WABC) in Saskatoon prior to moving to the island.

Pat also spent several years broadcasting hockey in the BCHL as well as seven years as the radio voice of the Lethbridge Hurricanes in the WHL.

Pat has been working at Cornerstone Funeral Home in Lethbridge as a Certified Life Celebrant and Funeral Assistant since 2016.

News and sports have always been Pat’s passion from the time he was a teenager and he’s always been grateful to have had the opportunity to make that part of what’s been a fun and long radio career!

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