Man trying to track down wife arrested for driving 131 mph on I-696

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A driver was going 131 mph on I-696 Sunday night because he was allegedly trying to track down his wife.

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Michigan State Police stopped the 30-year-old Eastpointe man on the eastbound side of the freeway near Dequindre for speeding. Troopers determined he was upset and trying to find his wife.

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The man was arrested for reckless driving, and his Ford Mustang was impounded.