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Marion Barry involved in wrong-way crash in DC

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WASHINGTON - Former D.C. Mayor and current Councilman Marion Barry was involved in a wrong-way crash in D.C. on Saturday night.  The accident happened in the 2900 block of Pennsylvania Avenue SE.

Police sources tell FOX 5's Paul Wagner that Barry was spotted driving the wrong way down Pennsylvania Avenue from Branch Avenue and then was involved in a collision with another car.

According to Barry's spokesperson, he had a hypoglycemic attack as a result of his diabetes, and was taken to a local hospital.  The spokesperson said he did not black out before the accident.
The 78-year-old Barry is diabetic and has suffered various health issues in recent years.

Just after 11:30 p.m., Barry tweeted, "Just want to let everyone know that I'm fine. I had a hypoglycemic attack (low sugar) & had a minor fender bender. Everyone is ok. :)."  A short time later, he tweeted, "Thank you everyone for the calls and well-wishes. I thank God for his grace, @HowardU, @dcfireems, family and friends. Much love, MB."

Barry's son Christopher Barry was jailed last week after he was caught driving on a revoked license.







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