Reese Witherspoon Hit By Car While Jogging

Actress Reese Witherspoon was struck by a car while jogging near Los Angeles on Wednesday morning and suffered minor injuries.

Santa Monica police Sgt. Richard Lewis says the Oscar-winning actress was hit by a car driven by an 84-year-old woman.

Witherspoon was jogging in an unmarked crosswalk in Santa Monica when the driver struck her at about 20 mph. The 35-year-old actress was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

Lewis says the driver was cited for failing to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk.

Witherspoon's portrayal of June Carter in the 2005 film "Walk the Line" won her a best-actress Oscar.


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  • by me Location: Bayboro on Sep 8, 2011 at 03:36 PM
    You need to open your eyes and look at the Eastern NC girls they look better than her anytime.
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      by Russell Crowe on Sep 8, 2011 at 05:24 PM in reply to me
      Oh yeah, just like there's some in Bayboro
  • by Jay on Sep 8, 2011 at 02:57 PM
    I hope she didn't get hurt or messed up too bad. she's to fine for that, eastern nc girls should strive to be that good lookin!!!
  • by woodrow Location: new bern on Sep 8, 2011 at 01:44 PM
    Boy, she's lucky she was in LA. If she had been jogging in eastern NC she would have been winged by a soccer Mom texting on her cell phone, then finished off by a dump truck driver eating his 3rd Bojangles sausage biscuit. Oh, then the Greenville PD would have cited her posthumously for jaywalking...
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      by Anonymous on Sep 8, 2011 at 05:19 PM in reply to woodrow
      thats too funny and so true
  • by Anonymous on Sep 8, 2011 at 12:01 PM
    Wish I could console her.
  • by MadMax Location: Tarboro on Sep 8, 2011 at 09:44 AM
    why is this even news? is WITN having a hard time finding news ?
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      by Anonymous on Sep 8, 2011 at 12:35 PM in reply to MadMax
      shhh, its ok buddy, just return to your moms basement and put the tinfoil hat back on - everything is taken care of here.
  • by MadMax Location: Tarboro on Sep 8, 2011 at 09:44 AM
    why is this even news? is WITN having a hard time finding news ?
  • by Soupaman on Sep 8, 2011 at 08:32 AM
    Yet another reason someone 84 years old shouldn't be behind the wheel.
  • by psycho paladin Location: deep in your mind on Sep 8, 2011 at 08:14 AM
    you people are all crazy this is obviously a conspiracy
  • by Anthony on Sep 8, 2011 at 07:22 AM
    You would think she would have looked both ways. smh
  • by The Original ENC Location: enc on Sep 8, 2011 at 07:04 AM
    Wow...you haters: Things actually go on outside this little county of ours..it's called "the world". News stations kinda make their living reporting on stuff that goes on out there in that big ol' place that spooks you. You might want to look into it...just sayin'
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      by REM on Sep 8, 2011 at 11:18 AM in reply to The Original ENC
      News agencies should be dedicated to reporting on things that are relevant to us. One person from HollyWeird getting hit by a car does not mean anything to the working class people. If we wanted that news, we would tune into celebrity news programs... not mainstream media.
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        by puff on Sep 8, 2011 at 09:03 PM in reply to REM
        yup, good ole NC news. Farmer Spiveys hog gave birth to a chicken, Aunt and uncle attend daughters wedding. outhouse dumps thousands of gallons of recycled food on highway and last but not least, Roaches missing in someones kitchen, LEOs are charging home owner with canabalism.
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