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  • Prosecutor-turned-TV personality Pirro admits driving 95 mph

  • Fox News personality and former 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 Tioga County, New York, last November. The Journal News says Pirro, who negotiated a plea deal, has been fined $300 plus fees and must take a defensive driving course.

, FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2015 file photo, Jeanine Pirro attends the HBO Documentary Series premiere of "THE JINX: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst" in New York. 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, 2017. 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.(Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File)

21 of February 2018 13:43:51

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 Journal News 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, http://www.lohud.com


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