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Sycamore man charged after going 124 mph in a 55 mph zone

19-year-old clocked going 69 mph over the speed limit

A 19-year-old Sycamore man was pulled over for driving 124 miles per hour on Saturday evening just south of Maple Park.

Joseph Sawallisch of Sycamore was driving a tan Chevrolet Impala southbound on E. County Line Road, near Keslinger Road, and was clocked at 124 miles per hour in a 55 mph zone – 69 mph over the posted speed limit, according to a news release from the DeKalb County Sheriff's Department.

Sawallisch was stopped by a deputy and charged with a Class A misdemeanor for speeding and transported to the DeKalb County Jail.

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