SICHUAN PROVINCE, China (NBC) - Some photos out of China prove it's a good idea to check on your car every once in a while.
These pictures are from China's Sichuan Province.
The owner apparently abandoned the car about a year ago, and this is what happened: It became completely overgrown with ivy.
When police finally responded to complaints about the car, they tried to remove the vines.
They were too thorny, though, and they decided to tow the car away – vines still intact.
We get a brief break from the "lake-effect machine" Friday.
A few flurries occurred Thursday night. Lows held in the teens and the wind relaxed to the 5 to 10 mph range, with 20s at the Lake Michigan.
On Thursday, the medical examiner's office said CMU student Kelly Markatos died as a result of the eating disorder bulimia.