North Carolina Gov. sustains minor injuries in crash after Super Bowl

(North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory)

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory sustained no major injuries after the vehicle he was riding in was rear-ended shortly after the Super Bowl ended at Levi’s Stadium.

California Highway Patrol Officer Ross Lee said the governor’s vehicle was traveling on State Route 237 just after 8 p.m. Sunday when it was hit from behind by a Mercedes.

Lee said McCrory complained of pain but declined treatment.

The governor got in another vehicle and continued to his destination.

A call to McCrory’s office and an email message to a spokesman have not been returned.

After the Carolina Panthers lost 24-10 to the Denver Broncos, McCrory tweeted: “We are so proud of our Carolina Panthers for an amazing year. Showed the USA what NC is made of. We will #keeppounding.” provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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