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Motorist drives SUV into Johnny Carson's boyhood home

Jake Wragge / AP

Officers with Norfolk Police Division look over the scene where an SUV which crashed into the boyhood home of Johnny Carson in Norfolk, Neb., Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2011.

norfolkdailynews.com reports:

Norfolk Police Chief Bill Mizner said the late-model SUV was northbound on 13th Street when it crossed over the median, hit a sign in the median, crossed both lanes of southbound 13th Street, jumped the curb and struck the house at 306 S. 13th St., near its front entrance.

Mizner said a canopy on the side of the house was destroyed in the accident.

The SUV was being driven by a man who has not yet been identified. But the driver was transported by ambulance to Faith Regional Health Services in Norfolk, Mizner said. A different police division representative said there were no serious injuries as a result of the accident.

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Video provided by norfolkdailynews.com: Rescue personnel from the Norfolk Police Division and Norfolk Fire Division survey the damage left when an SUV plowed into Johnny Carson's boyhood home in Norfolk, Nebraska, on Tuesday, Dec. 20.