Distracted driver’s excuse to cop: I was reading James Patterson

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Actress Jane Krakowski is a special guest on The Take and joins TODAY’s Willie Geist and Al Roker to look at video of a Minnesota cop who stopped a car that was swerving on the road. The 53-year-old driver had a novel excuse: He was operating his vehicle while reading a James Patterson thriller. He was charged with failure to drive with due care.