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SA politician buried in his beloved Mercedes E500

According to media reports, a South African politician has been buried in his Mercedes E500 as per his last wish.

The pictures from the funeral show the body of Tshekede Bufton Pitso in the driver's seat of his Mercedes in a driving position. Even the seatbelt has been fastened. It is said that he collapsed on his driveway while walking towards his car.

It has been reported that Pitso was also a successful businessman and had a fleet of Mercedes cars in his garage. However, owing to financial difficulties, he had to sell some of the cars. It is said that he was attached to the E500 and that he spent a lot of time with it in the garage. The car had multiple mechanical failures and could not be driven.

Source: 1, 2, 3, 4

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