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Drug trafficker crushed to death by large amount of marijuana after crashing car full of drugs into tree

By Mason White 3:25 AM May 12, 2016
Drug trafficker crushed by marijuana 

By: Tanya Malhotra
(Scroll down for video) A drug trafficker of Brazil, lost his life after crashing a car loaded with marijuana into a tree, according to police.

Bataguassu police said that the incident unfolded this week, after the suspect, who was not identified, approached a roadblock.

When the driver noticed the Federal Highway Police, he turned around and began to speed away. Police pursued the vehicle until the man lost control of his car and slammed into a tree.

The man died after the marijuana stored in the back seat of the vehicle moved forward, crushing him against the wheel. The car and the drugs were carried to a nearby police station.

So far, police have not been able to verify the identity of the drug trafficker who had 1,000 pounds of marijuana in his vehicle.

If convicted of drug trafficking, the man could have faced 5 to 15 years in prison.