Woman pulled over for speeding tells police she's 'Mother Mary'

Updated: Feb. 12, 2018 at 11:17 PM EST
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Connie Allen (Source: Hardin County Jail)
Connie Allen (Source: Hardin County Jail)

ELIZABETHTOWN, KY (WAVE) - A woman arrested for driving more than 120 m.p.h. on Interstate 65 told police she was Mother Mary, on her way to pick up Baby Jesus.

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Connie Allen of Tennessee was arrested Saturday afternoon after a chase that started in Elizabethtown and ended in Bullitt County.

Allen told officers God gave her authority to drive that fast.

She was arrested and faces felony charges.

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