Terre Haute driver jailed for doing 127 mph on U.S. Highway 36

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

HOLLANDSBURG Indiana State Police Trooper Chuck Murphy was patrolling U.S. 36 in eastern Parke County about 9:25 p.m. Monday when he clocked a sports car traveling at 127 mph in a 55-mph zone on westbound U.S. 36 near County Road 275 East.

The 2017 Dodge Viper was stopped and the driver identified as 42-year-old Douglas J. McGuirk of Terre Haute.

Trooper Murphy incarcerated McGuirk in the Parke County Jail at Rockville on a charge of reckless driving, a Class B misdemeanor.

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