Washington man cited for driving motorcycle 130 mph in Oregon

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A Ducati motorcycle that Oregon State Police say a Medina, Wash., man was driving at 130 mph when he was clocked and cited near Lapine, Ore.

The following is a news release from Oregon State Police:

A Medina Washington man was cited by an Oregon State Police (OSP) trooper on Highway 97 south of Lapine for operating his motorcycle at 130 miles per hour.

On May 6, 2013 at approximately 2:40 p.m. Senior Trooper Don Newcomb was patrolling Highway 97 near milepost 177 when he observed a northbound Ducati motorcycle, driven by GREGORY ZASER, age 61, from Medina, Washington. Senior Trooper Newcomb checked the speed the ZASER'S motorcycle at 130 miles per hour on radar.

ZASER told Senior Trooper Newcomb that he had just purchased the motorcycle and wanted to see what it would do.

ZASER was cited for Violation of the Basic Speed Rule 130 miles per hour in a 55 zone and for Careless Driving.

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