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Cops: Vt. 13-year-old drove speeding car in eastern NY

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WHITEHALL, N.Y. (AP) - A police officer who made an early-morning speeding stop in eastern New York found a 13-year-old Vermont boy at the wheel, leading to the arrest of the adult in the car.

Whitehall Police Chief Matt Dickinson tells the Glens Falls Post-Star the car was clocked doing 46 mph in a 30 mph zone just before 2 a.m. Friday in the Washington County town near the Vermont border.

He says 21-year-old Michael Mullady of West Rutland, Vt., and a 14-year-old were also in the car.

Mullady was charged with felony first-degree reckless endangerment and endangering the welfare of a child.

Dickinson says it isn't clear why the boy was driving.

Mullady was arraigned and jailed. Court officials weren't available to say if he has a lawyer.

Whitehall is 65 miles north of Albany.

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