SALEM -- A man passed a marked patrol car on Interstate 5 going 102 mph Saturday, deputies said.

Marion County Sheriff's Deputy Ethan Griffith was driving southbound on I-5 at approximately 4:15 p.m. when he saw a 1990 Chevy Camaro quickly gaining on him in his rearview mirror, officers said.

Griffith turned on his rear-facing radar and clocked 61-year-old Michael Brazil doing 94 mph. Brazil then sped up to 102 mph and passed Griffith on the right, deputies said.

The deputy pulled Griffith over and according to officers, Brazil stated he had recently had work done on his engine and that his speedometer never passed 70 mph.

Brazil was cited and if found guilty could face a $1,150 fine and up to 90 days license suspension.

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