Fla. pastor picks up car for canceled Quran burn

The Florida pastor who canceled plans to burn a Quran on Sept. 11 has picked up a new car in South Brunswick.Car dealer Brad Benson

SOUTH BRUNSWICK - The Florida pastor who canceled plans to burn a Quran on Sept. 11 has picked up a new car in South Brunswick.

Car dealer Brad Benson offered Terry Jones a car if Jones promised to not burn the Muslim holy book. Benson made the offer during one of his popular radio commercials.

The Gainesville, Fla. pastor collected a gray 2011 Hyundai Accent after arriving under heavy security at Benson's dealership in South Brunswick this afternoon.

Jones says the offer was not the reason he didn't burn the Quran. The pastor says he'll donate the car to Women Rising, a Jersey City charity which helps abused Muslim women.

Benson, a former player on the New York Giants, placed giant, removable American flag peace stickers on the hood and roof of the hatchback. He says he wants to make it clear that he doesn't condone anything that Jones stands for.

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