By on January 27, 2016

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Via the Detroit News, the Michigan State Police reported the death of a Detroit motorist early Sunday morning when he lost control of his car on a ramp between two city freeways, apparently distracted by the pornographic movie he was watching on his cellphone.

MSP reports that Clifford Ray Jones, age 58, was partially ejected through the sunroof when his 1996 Toyota Corolla overturned. He was wearing neither a seat belt nor his pants at the time of the accident.

The single car accident took place around 3:30 a.m. on Sunday morning, on the ramp between the southbound Lodge freeway and I-75 in Detroit. Jones was pronounced dead at the scene but police continue to investigate the incident. There is no word on whether or not Jones put on clean underwear before leaving the house as one presumes his mother taught him to do in order to avoid possible embarrassment should he be in an accident.

Lt. Mike Shaw of the Michigan State Police called it the strangest traffic incident he can recall, putting it in the context of current concerns about distracted driving.

“There’s so much technology out there a lot of people are paying more attention to what they’re doing other than driving their car.”

The DetNews drolly added, “The name of the movie wasn’t known.”

Remember folks, as Mr. Morrison sang, keep your eyes on the road and your hands upon the wheel.

Ronnie Schreiber edits Cars In Depth, a realistic perspective on cars & car culture and the original 3D car site. Thanks for reading – RJS
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