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In what was surely reminiscent of the "Close the blast door! Open the blast door!" Stormtrooper goof-up in Star Wars, some law enforcement types in our nations capital forgot to take a close look before raising up the moveable barriers. To quote DCist, our source, "What happens if a car gets caught over those retractable barriers? The answer is priceless." Thanks to Colin for the tip!

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