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Published:August 20th, 2013 09:30 EST

Miracle: Dick Van Dyke's Car Engulfed In Flames! Video!

By Robert Paul Reyes

"Dick Van Dyke is as lucky as lucky can be.

The beloved TV icon and `Chim Chim Cher-ee` crooner narrowly escaped injury Monday when his white four-door Jaguar had engine trouble and became engulfed in flames on a Los Angeles highway.`


`He`s fine thank God!!` his wife Arlene Van Dyke, 41, said on Twitter as she linked to a video of his "melted car."

In the video posted on Vine, the 87-year-old actor is seen standing, talking and wearing an immaculate white polo shirt beside his thoroughly charred car shortly after the fire was extinguished."

New York Daily News

I was surprised when I read this news report, I thought Dick Van Dyke had been dead for at least a couple of decades, but the octogenarian is still alive and kicking.

I expected the beloved TV legend to send a telegram to let his fans know that he had survived his close call. Who would have thunk that Van Dyke and his wife were familiar with Twitter? The social media savvy couple even know how to post video on the Internet.

Van Dyke`s vehicle looked like it survived a direct hit from a drone; millions of his fans are breathing a sigh of relief.

Send Van Dyke a tweet; let him know just how much you care!

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