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Brian Cashman in car accident

Yankees general manager Brian Cashman was in a minor car accident Thursday night and was not injured, the team confirmed Friday.

Cashman told ESPNNewYork.com in an e-mail that he is fine.

Cashman rear-ended a vehicle in Norwalk, Conn., Norwalk Police Sgt. Lisa Cotto told The Daily Norwalk. She said that both cars suffered "very minor damage."

The article said Cashman was driving a 2010 Jeep on Connecticut Avenue in Norwalk and slid on the pavement, hitting a vehicle in front of him. The Yankees said in their news release that Cashman's car slid on wet pavement while he was on his way to pick up dinner.

Cotto told The Daily Norwalk that traffic had stopped in front of Cashman and he was following too closely, for which he was hit with an infraction and a fine of $132.

Cashman -- who is reported to be in talks to get a new contract done to remain as Yankees GM -- lives in Darien, Conn.