CHICAGO---A minivan carrying Michelle Obama crashed with a motorcylist on an Iowa road, the campaign announced Tuesday. The motorcyclist was injured. No one with the campaign was hurt.
The accident happened in the afternoon.
The Washington Post reporter based in Chicago, Peter Slevin, filed this detailed report from Hampton, Iowa. LINK
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from the campaign....
Earlier today, the vehicle carrying Michelle Obama to a campaign event in central Iowa was involved in an auto accident with a motorcyclist. The motorcyclist was transported to a nearby hospital, and Barack and Michelle's thoughts and prayers are with him and his family at this time. Neither Mrs. Obama nor any members of the campaign staff were injured in the accident.