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sleeping man in burning car

Posted by wlpo on March 27, 2011

An unusual twist for Oglesby police told of a motorist passed out in Garzanelli’s parking lot. Someone called police about 1am Sunday to report the motorist was in a car apparently on fire. An officer stated he found 43-year old Randall Patterson of rural Oglesby in the driver seat with his foot pressed down on the accelerator. Patterson was not injured and Oglesby firemen came to extinguish a fire underneath the car. Patterson later failed field sobriety tests and was charged with DUI. He posted bond

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