Archive for Sunday, December 24, 2006

Schwarzenegger breaks his leg skiing

December 24, 2006

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— California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger broke his leg while skiing with his family Saturday morning, a spokesman said.

Schwarzenegger was taken to a hospital for X-rays and was discharged with a fracture to his right femur, said Adam Mendelsohn, the governor's Deputy Chief of Staff for Communications.

He will have surgery to repair the bone when he returns to Los Angeles, Mendelsohn said. The governor remained at his Sun Valley home Saturday night and still planned to spend Christmas there.

No one else was involved in the accident, Mendelsohn said.

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