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Teen taking topless selfie crashed into patrol car, police say

Technically Incorrect: A Texas A&M student is allegedly trying to send a topless photo to her boyfriend via Snapchat when, oh.

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Things that go bump in the night.

City of Bryan; Facebook screenshot by Chris Matyszczyk/CNET

"Don't judge," they say these days.

With this tale, it'll be hard not to.

Police in Bryan, Texas, say Texas A&M student Miranda Rader had a mishap on Wednesday while driving about 100 miles northwest of Houston.

In a Facebook post, police say they arrested 19-year-old Rader for driving while intoxicated after she allegedly crashed into a parked patrol car.

They say Rader told them she'd been sending a Snapchat photo to her boyfriend.

There's a certain kink to the tale, as reported by ABC News. The photo she was allegedly taking was of the alluring, topless kind.

ABC News quotes the police report as saying her bra was "unclasped" and she was trying to put her shirt back on.

Reuters quotes from the arresting officer's report: "I asked her why she was not dressed while driving and she stated she was taking a Snapchat photo to send to her boyfriend while she was at a red light."

Of course, everything she's accused of sounds risky. Taking selfies while driving is patently dangerous. If, as police say, Rader was also inebriated behind the wheel, she's very lucky no one appears to have been seriously hurt.

An open bottle of wine was allegedly found inside her car, and she also allegedly failed a sobriety test.

Neither Rader nor the City of Bryan Police Department immediately responded to a request for comment.