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Congressman Dent's mother involved in car accident, is uninjured

By Jamie Peter, WFMZ.com Reporter, JPeter@wfmz.com
Published On: Apr 03 2013 04:58:24 PM CDT
Updated On: Apr 03 2013 05:19:54 PM CDT
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ALLENTOWN, Pa. -

The mother of U.S. Rep. Charlie Dent, Marjorie Dent, was involved in a car accident Wednesday, but she's doing fine, Dent said Thursday.

A car went into some bushes in the 500 block of South Berks Street in Allentown around 1:30 p.m., police said.

The car was beat up, but thankfully the driver was not, police said.

Dent said he was alerted to the crash around 1:45 p.m. and immediately went to the scene. He confirmed his mom was not hurt.