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Governor Pat McCrory involved in crash in CA following Super Bowl

SAN JOSE, CA (WBTV) -

North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory was involved in a car crash in California Sunday night, after attending the Super Bowl.

CBS affiliate KPIX is reporting the crash happened in San Jose along Highway 237. California Highway Patrol told KPIX that McCrory's vehicle was rear-ended by a Mercedes.

According to McCrory's office, that vehicle was a California Highway Patrol vehicle McCrory was a passenger in. The vehicle was reportedly totaled.

While Governor McCrory only suffered minor pain from the accident, he was able to continue to his destination in another vehicle.

“We were very fortunate, and while I am still proud of the Carolina Panthers, this puts the game in proper perspective,” said Governor McCrory. “I want to thank the California Highway Patrol and EMS for their professionalism and quick action.”

KPIX says one person who was in the vehicle had to be taken to the hospital to be checked out.

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