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Speeding Port Neill Man Loses Car and Licence

A Port Neill man has lost his licence and his car after being caught drink driving more than three times the legal limit on Friday night.

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Just after 9pm, a four wheel drive was detected travelling at 183km\h in a 110 zone on the Lincoln Highway at Port Neill.

The 46 year old local man recorded a blood alcohol reading of 0.169 and was reported for driving in a speed and manner dangerous to the public and drink driving.

He was issued with a 12 month instant loss of licence and his vehicle was impounded for 28 days.

He will be summoned to appear in court at a later date.

Photo: Eyre Peninsula Broadcasters