This is a misdemeanor criminal charge. The first thing you should do is contact an attorney for an in depth consultstion.
In theory you could get 364 days in jail. I would suggest you retain a lawyer.
This is a CRIME, not "just" a speeding ticket, punishable by up to 364 days in jail AND a $2,500 fine.
It's a Class A misdemeanor.
Do not even think about going to court without a lawyer.
Just do not.
Hire a lawyer immediately.
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It is a good thing you are scared. It means you take this seriously.
This is a serious issue as it is a misdemeanor. Depending on your age and your driving record, you may be able to get this reduced to a petty speeding offense. You would be well advised to have a lawyer represent you, so they can help present mitigation. Best of luck!
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