Cops: Man was high on drugs while driving 103 mph in highway work zone
Clifton Park (WSYR-TV/AP) – State Police say a 31-year-old man was high on drugs when state police clocked him driving more than 100 mph through a work zone on a suburban Albany highway.
Officials say troopers conducting traffic enforcement within the work zone on Interstate 87 in Clifton Park clocked 31-year-old Ryan Spiak of Averill Park driving a sport utility vehicle 103 mph while a crew was still working Tuesday morning.
The troopers followed the SUV but ended the pursuit when it entered the city of Troy, where the vehicle crashed.
Spiak ran from the scene but was caught soon after. The charges against him include reckless endangerment, unlawful fleeing of a police officer and driving under the influence of drugs.
He's being held in Saratoga County jail on $20,000 bail.
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