Dead Men Cant Pay Parking Tickets

A Seattle parking enforcement officer ticketed a man Tuesday who authorities say was likely dead hours before the ticket was issued. About 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, the parking enforcement officer marked the man’s car in a 2-hour parking zone. The woman returned a few minutes after noon and found the car hadn’t moved.“The PEO rapped on the window twice in an attempt to wake the man,” police spokeswoman Renee Witt said in a statement. “When she was unsuccessful she concluded that the individual was simply a sound sleeper.The ticket issued was Eldrige’s first parking ticket in Seattle Municipal Court, records show. The ticket was voided about an hour and a half after he was pronounced dead.

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