Darwin Award in the making…

An Indiana man accused of driving three blocks with four children strapped to the hood of his car was being held in jail Tuesday on charges of drunken driving and neglect, police said.

Fort Wayne police said the mother of three of those children also was being held on neglect charges. The other child belonged to the man. None of the children — aged 4, 5, 6 and 7 — was injured, police spokeswoman Raquel Foster said.

A witness called police Monday evening after seeing a man and woman using a tow strap to tie the children to the car in a liquor store parking lot and then drive away, Foster said.

"Apparently they were traveling a short distance, and he believed they would enjoy it," Foster said.

She said a U.S. marshal overheard the police radio traffic, spotted the car and pulled it over.

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I mean… really? It reminds me of the joke:

Q: What are a redneck’s last words?

A: Hey ya’ll, check this out!

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