(NEWSER) – If your broken down vehicle is going to be stolen, at least hope it’s by a thief who knows how to handle a wrench. KHOU reports a couple in Texas were understandably bummed when their 2004 Dodge Durango disappeared from the shoulder of Highway 59 in Cleveland where it went kaput last month.

It had hit a deer, had a missing window, and only started with help from tools rather than keys, but it was Shane Peters' only ride to work. Unable to pay for a tow, he left it on the roadside and planned to fetch it when he saved up some cash. Unfortunately for Peters, someone else got there first.

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