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Tiger Woods was speeding at up to 140km/h before crash, sheriff says




Los Angeles: Authorities say Tiger Woods was speeding when he crashed an SUV in Southern California less than two months ago, leaving him seriously injured.

The golf superstar was driving between 135km/h and 140km/h on a downhill stretch of road outside Los Angeles that had a speed limit of 72km/h, Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva said on Wednesday (Thursday AEST).

Tiger Woods and the scene of his rollover car crash in Los Angeles.Credit:SMH

The stretch of road is known for wrecks and drivers hitting speeds so high that there is an emergency exit for runaway vehicles just beyond where Woods crashed.

Villanueva blamed the Febuary 23 crash solely on excessive speed and Woods’ loss of control behind the wheel.

Detectives did not…

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