CLAYTON, WI (AP) -- The Wisconsin State Patrol had a little advice for the guy who transported a snowmobile by strapping it to the roof of his Toyota Corolla. Bad idea.

A trooper pulled over the driver on Highway 63 in northwestern Wisconsin Sunday afternoon after seeing the snowmobile perched sideways on top of the sedan.

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The Wisconsin Department of Transportation says the 23-year-old driver from Clayton explained to the trooper that he had just purchased the snowmobile was headed to a friend's house to show it to him.

The driver was given a warning and cited for failing to buckle up.

The DOT tweeted a photo of the car with the Polaris topper on Monday with a message ``Folks, don't try this at home.''