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Newark mayor says he helped injured pedestrian

By the CNN Wire Staff
updated 1:19 PM EDT, Fri June 22, 2012
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Cory Booker carried a woman out of a burning building in April
  • He says on Twitter that he helped stabilize man hit by vehicle
  • The man ran into traffic, Booker says

(CNN) -- Cory Booker, the Newark, New Jersey, mayor who in April carried a woman out of a burning building, may have been involved in another incident, this time involving a pedestrian who was apparently struck by a vehicle.

"God bless my residents," Booker posted on Twitter on Friday. "Pulled up on pedestrian/vehicle accident. We got man stabilized & into ambulance. He'll b OK. Thanx 2 all who helped."

The mayor added, "I appreciate the driver. Man ran into traffic. Driver did the right thing & stayed & helped me & others aid man until medical help arrived."

Newark police could not be immediately reached for comment.

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