Man passed out behind the wheel of in-gear SUV

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GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. A man was found passed out in his SUV in a residential neighborhood, in a risky situation.

At about 10:15 Tuesday night the man was arrested at 23rd Street and Elm Avenue in Grand Junction.

The man was allegedly passed out behind the wheel of a black SUV with his foot on the brake and the SUV still in gear.

Police blocked the SUV in to make sure it didn't take off when they got the man's attention. Officers were able to get him to put the SUV in park and get out safely.

The driver's name has not been released, and there is no word on charges at the moment.

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