McPHERSON COUNTY, Kan. (KAKE) - A speeding ticket issued this week to a speeding driver in McPherson County is one of the many such traffic stops law enforcement agencies conducted during the three-day Memorial Day weekend.

A McPherson County Sheriff's deputy issued an over $600 ticket to a driver that was going 122 mph in a 70 mph zone on K-61 north of Inman on Memorial Day. The deputy was participating in a "Click It or Ticket" enforcement at the time.

A post from the department reiterated the need to slow down, wear a seatbelt, don't drive impaired, and arrive alive.


The Kansas Highway Patrol released their Memorial Day weekend activity report, which ran from Friday until Monday. Statewide, troopers responded to one fatal non-DUI related crash, with three non-DUI related fatalities during that time-frame.

Overall, 840 speeding citations were issued across Kansas, up from 756 the previous year. In addition, 92 adult seat belt citations were issued this year, compared to 72 last year.