'Hey, That's My Car'

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A long-time member of Visions FCU stepped out of the credit union and looked around the parking lot for his car.

Trouble was, James Smith's champagne-colored 1993 New Yorker wasn't there. A few minutes later 87-year-old Jesse Ross was on his way back to the credit union with Smith's car.

It seems Ross, who has the same car, circa 1991, had mistaken Smith's car for his. The two men had parked their like-modeled cars just a few spaces from each other. The odd thing was Ross's key worked in the other car.

It wasn't until the octogenarian got home that he noticed the New Yorker he had driven out of the credit union lot wasn't his.

That's when he decided to drive it back to the credit union. It was then that sheriff's deputies, who had been called by Smith, pulled over the old man with sirens blaring and red lights flashing. Ross said he apologized to Smith for the mix-up. A locksmith said its not unusual for keys to work in more than one car, especially in older cars.

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