COON VALLEY, Wis. (WKBT) – Coon Valley Police arrested a Gays Mills woman after she was found traveling more than 70 miles per hour over the speed limit in Coon Valley Friday.

According to a news release from the Coon Valley Police Department, Vernon County dispatchers received calls from concerned drivers who reported someone traveling at very high speeds in Viroqua, Highway 14/61, and Westby.

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35-year-old Amanda McKaig. Courtesy of Coon Valley Police Department.

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Strong to severe thunderstorms. Highs in the low 50s and lows in the low 30s.
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Windy with times of sun and clouds. Highs in the low 40s and lows in the upper 20s.