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Troopers: Knightdale man passed in emergency lane

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RALEIGH — Troopers said they arrested a Knightdale man who used the emergency lane on Interstate 540 to pass traffic and was recorded on camera by other drivers.

Nathan Farlow Thorp is accused of “a string of motor vehicle violations.” the N.C. State Highway Patrol said Jan. 10.

Around 7:25 a.m. that day, troopers saw Thorp driving a black Ford Fusion and using the interstate’s emergency lane to pass vehicles near Capital Boulevard.

Thorp was charged with aggressive driving and jailed under a $2,000 bond.