Convertible Ends Up In Ohio River

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Brent Churchill was drinking hot chocolate behind the wheel of his Toyota Solara convertible. Police say he was trying to make a U-turn on a boat ramp in Henderson, Ky., and that's when the hot chocolate spilled. He lost control of the car, and it ended up floating down the Ohio River. Churchill climbed out safely.


Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. If we can't persuade you not to talk on the phone while driving, please at least avoid this. Do not make a u-turn on a boat ramp while drinking hot chocolate. Brent Churchill tried that in Henderson, Kentucky and he spilled the hot chocolate on his lap. He lost control of the car and drove it into the Ohio River. Fortunately it was a convertible, so he climbed out safely and watched his Toyota float majestically away.

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