(NEWSER– Very important lesson for drug traffickers: do not store your half-ton of weed in the backseat of your car.

A Brazilian drug smuggler did just that, police said, and the man was killed when he crashed into a tree while being chased by police.

The 1,100 pounds of weed came barreling forward and crushed him against the steering wheel.

The Daily Mail has photographs from the scene.

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