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By Cindy Boren and Matt Bonesteel |The Washington Post

PGA Tour golfer Bill Haas was injured in a car crash Tuesday night near Riviera Country Club, site of this week’s Genesis Open in Pacific Palisades, California. Haas was the passenger in a Ferrari driven by Mark Gibello, who was pronounced dead at the scene. The crash also involved actor Luke Wilson, who was not seriously injured.

Haas was released after a brief hospitalization and has withdrawn from the tournament, returning to his Greenville, South Carolina, home, according to a statement from the PGA Tour and Allen Hobbs, his manager.

“Last night in Pacific Palisades, Calif., Bill Haas was involved in a serious car accident in which the driver – a member of the family with whom Haas and his family were staying for the Genesis Open – was killed. While Bill escaped serious injuries and has been released from the hospital, he is understandably shaken up and – more importantly – his deepest condolences go out to the host family during this tragic and difficult time,” the …read more

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