Prosecutor-turned-TV personality Pirro admits driving 95 mph

NICHOLS, N.Y. (AP) — Fox News personality and former New York prosecutor Jeanine Pirro has pleaded guilty to driving 95 mph in a 65 mph zone.

Authorities previously said that a state trooper clocked Pirro’s Cadillac going 119 mph on Route 17 in Nichols, New York, on Nov. 19.

The <a target=”&mdash;blank” href=”https://www.lohud.com/story/news/2018/02/20/119-mph-ticket-dropped-95-mphjeanine-pirro-pleads-guilty-reduced-speeding-ticket-pays-393-fine-surch/355215002/?utm%E2%80%94source=dlvr.it&amp;utm%E2%80%94medium=twitter”>Journal News</a> says Pirro — who negotiated a plea deal with the Tioga County district attorney’s office — has been fined $300 plus fees and has to take a defensive driving course.

Pirro said in November that she’d been driving for hours to visit her ailing mother and didn’t realize how fast she was going.

Pirro was a Westchester County judge before serving as district attorney from 1994 to 2005.

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Information from: The Journal News, <a target=”&mdash;blank” href=”http://www.lohud.com”>http://www.lohud.com</a>

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