Rural Manitoba driver celebrates 23rd birthday with $731 speeding ticket

A Manitoba driver’s birthday was a little less than happy on Saturday afternoon after he got slapped with a $731 speeding ticket by RCMP.

Police said the man was caught travelling 52 km/h over the speed limit in the Rural Municipality of North Cypress-Langford, which is northeast of Brandon.

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The incident took place on the driver’s 23rd birthday, and Manitoba RCMP recognized the occasion with a cheeky social media post.

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