Washington, DC, United States (4E Sports) – Washington Nationals outfielder Jayson Werth has been charged with misdemeanor reckless driving after he was pulled over July 6 for going 105 mph in a 55 mph zone.
According to court documents, the incident took place in Fairfax County, Virginia.
Werth originally had a hearing scheduled for this past Friday, but it has been continued to Nov. 12.
“The Washington Nationals have been in communication with right fielder Jayson Werth regarding this situation for multiple weeks,” a team spokesperson said in a statement.
“Jayson is cooperating with the authorities. As it is an ongoing legal matter, the team has no further comment,” the team added.
The 35-year-old Werth is hitting .279 with 12 home runs and 63 RBIs this season. He’s been limited of late due to an inflamed right shoulder.