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3-year-old boy crashes Jeep into neighbour's house in US; goes home to watch cartoons

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This photo provided by the Myrtle Creek Police Department shows a Jeep that authorities say a toddler crashed into an home in Myrtle Creek, Ore. The 3-year-old boy wearing only a diaper climbed into the Jeep on Tuesday, July 24, 2014, and knocked it out of gear, according to authorities. Witnesses said it rolled down the street, through an intersection and into the house, causing minor damage. After the crash authorities said the toddler ran back to his home to watch cartoons. (AP Photo/Myrtle Creek Police Department)

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This photo provided by the Myrtle Creek Police Department shows a Jeep that authorities say a toddler crashed into an home in Myrtle Creek, Ore. The 3-year-old boy wearing only a diaper climbed into the Jeep on Tuesday, July 24, 2014, and knocked it out of gear, according to authorities. Witnesses said it rolled down the street, through an intersection and into the house, causing minor damage. After the crash authorities said the toddler ran back to his home to watch cartoons. (AP Photo/Myrtle Creek Police Department)

MYRTLE CREEK, Ore. - Police say a toddler crashed a Jeep into a home, then ran back to his home to watch cartoons.

Authorities say the 3-year-old boy who was wearing only a diaper climbed into the Jeep Tuesday evening and knocked it out of gear. Witnesses say it rolled down the street, through an intersection and into the house, causing minor damage.

KPTV reports (http://bit.ly/1rhWlK6) an officer found the boy on a couch watching TV.

He said his parents weren't home and another relative was sleeping. Police cited 22-year-old Brennan Pennington for failing to supervise a child.

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