LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – While paving crews were working on Friday night on North Avenue near La Follette Medical Center, a man allegedly stole a TDOT truck. Just before 10pm, police say 55 year old Ronald Lynn Lowe sped away in the white truck bearing TDOT decals with flashing amber lights.

A Tennessee Highway Patrol Trooper clocked Lowe at 105 miles per hour in a 40 MPH zone, according to the Campbell County Intake Press Release. Lowe and the TDOT truck were stopped between Jacksboro and Caryville at Dog Creek Lane.

Lowe, 55, of 129 Stars Lane, Jacksboro, was charged with two counts of reckless driving, driving on a revoked license, vandalism, theft of property under $60,000, reckless endangerment and speeding – 105 MPH in a 40 MPH zone.