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Man charged after posting video of himself driving 198 mph in Dodge Challenger Hellcat

Posted: 1:43 PM, Aug 17, 2018
Updated: 2018-08-19 19:47:59Z

WAKE COUNTY, N.C. — A 22-year-old man has been charged after posting a video of himself driving 198 miles per hour in a Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat, according to a KABC report .

In the video below, the driver and his friends can be seen celebrating after his car reached 198 mph on a North Carolina freeway.

No, that's not a clip from a Fast and Furious movie.

A Challenger SRT Hellcat starts at 707 horse power and tops out at about 200 mph. A 2018 version of the vehicle starts at about $68,000.

The video went viral online, and was eventually spotted by local police. Police say William Jefferson is now facing street racing and reckless driving charges.