Police: Man did puzzle behind wheel

Aug. 3, 2012 at 12:54 PM
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CHATHAM-KENT, Ontario, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- Police in Ontario said a man is facing a careless driving charge after allegedly trying to solve a newspaper puzzle while behind the wheel.

Investigators said an officer noticed a man with a newspaper on the steering wheel of his Ford F-150 around 9:45 a.m. Wednesday on Highway 401 in Chatham-Kent, The Winsor (Ontario) Star reported Friday.

The man was so engrossed in his newspaper puzzle that it took him more than a minute to realize he was being pulled over, police said.

The driver, Daniel Irons of St. Thomas, Ontario, was charged with a count of careless driving.

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