Fla. Woman Parks Mercury Comet After 576,000 Miles

Rachel Veitch bought her Mercury Comet new in 1964. The car's been through 18 batteries and it's outlasted three marriages. Now, her failing eye sight is forcing her to hang up her keys.

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Good morning, I'm David Greene. A Florida woman is putting her car in park after 576,000 miles. Rachel Veitch bought her Mercury Comet, new, in 1964. The car has been through 18 batteries and it's outlasted three marriages. Rachel even appeared on "The Tonight Show" with the vehicle. Now, her failing eyesight is forcing her to hang up her keys. She told Fox News she is not giving that car to her family, because they won't take care of it like she did. It's MORNING EDITION.

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