• Jun 23rd 2006 at 2:28PM
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A young woman from Ecourse, MI was driving through Detroit at about 1AM on Friday morning when she noticed that something was wrong with the way her car was handling. The teenaged driver pulled over into a nearby service station, thinking that she had a flat tire, when it was discovered that the problem was indeed much worse - a dead body was wedged into the vehicle's front suspension.

Apparently, the deceased was the victim of a prior hit-and-run, and had been left lying in the road when the second driver came along and snagged the corpse with the undercarriage of her vehicle. It's estimated that she drove about two miles with the body dangling underneath before realizing that something was wrong. She will not be charged for any wrongdoing, and the perpetrator of the hit-and-run is being sought by police.

[Source: Detroit Free Press]

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      • 9 Years Ago
      Wow thats scary and freaky as hell to find that under car. I feel bad for the family thats crazy. Not only was the body left for dead it get dragged another 2 miles.
      • 9 Years Ago
      How can you not tell if you ran over a human body?
      • 9 Years Ago
      The REAL story is that it was a homeless guy who was sleeping, passed out or died BEHIND her car while parked!!! and got caught on the bumper or exhaust assembly, when she drove off he was dragged a couple miles until she felt the weight & awkward steering in her car, pulled into a gas station to look & there he was BEHIND her car. SHE NEVER DROVE OVER ANYONE!!!

      • 9 Years Ago
      • 9 Years Ago
      that girl must be very slow, it took her two miles to realize she was dragfing a body. Or maybe dre is right and she has some crazy off-road vehicle.
      • 9 Years Ago
      How are the police so sure that the blind teenage girl didn't kill the man?

      The man could have been drunk and lying on the road, ALIVE!
      • 9 Years Ago
      If you are from this area you'll realize the city of Ecorse is not know for its brilliant residents.
      • 9 Years Ago
      Ummmmm....... Helia? Hello, Helia?

      Did you read the first sentence of the story?

      • 9 Years Ago
      #21 Howard Kerr: "manual steering-equipped"

      Bingo. An old, LARGE, power steering-equipped car has no road feel through the steering wheel, and if it's an SUV or something, then it might be high enough. Also, if for some reason she was going slowly, it might have just felt like a speed bump, or even a dead animal.
      • 9 Years Ago
      This sounds like something from CSI. And that line about "...there's a dead spot in the steering" is something Grissom would say right before the opening theme song.
      • 9 Years Ago
      Some stories like these that i hear are just so ridiculous its hard to understand how dumb people can be. I just don't get it. How do you miss a dead rotting carcus in the road? If you can't point that out, you probably shoulnd't be behind the wheel.
      • 9 Years Ago
      "Tricia, like, what a bog. I was, like, you know, driving, and like, well I felt something, like, my wheel, like was, you know, hard. Well, like, I drove, you know, somwhere with this, well, wheel thing, like, and found, this, kinda'some, dead dude, you know, like, under me, you know.......
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