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Woman accused of fleeing police, driving 130+ mph on Route 119 in Westmoreland County

GREENSBURG, Pa. — A woman who fled police at speeds exceeding 130 mph on Route 119 faces multiple charges and will appear before a judge next month.

According to our partners at, 44-year-old Roxanna Varriano of Jeannette was charged with illegally operating a vehicle without an ignition interlock device, illegal possession of marijuana, failing to use a seat belt and other charges after the incident in East Huntingdon.

State police said a trooper was patrolling the area around 12:30 p.m. Dec. 7 when Varriano flew past his patrol vehicle. The trooper said in court documents that Varriano’s 2020 Camaro was going more than 130 mph before she pulled off the road. The posted speed limit in the area is 65 mph. reports Varriano pleaded guilty in 2015 to a charge of driving under the influence. She also pleaded guilty to a 2014 DUI charge after a traffic stop in Hempfield.

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