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Tiger Woods Seriously Injured or Maybe Not

Tiger Woods hits from the sand on the 18th hole during the final round of The Tour Championship golf tournament at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta Sunday, Sept. 27, 2009. Woods finished another big year by winning the FedEx Cup and its $10 million bonus.  (Dave Martin / AP Photo)
Tiger Woods hits from the sand on the 18th hole during the final round of The Tour Championship golf tournament at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta Sunday, Sept. 27, 2009. Woods finished another big year by winning the FedEx Cup and its $10 million bonus. (Dave Martin / AP Photo)

ORLANDO, Fla. — Tiger Woods was seriously injured in a car accident early Friday when his car struck a tree near his mansion in a gated waterfront community, authorities said.

The Florida Highway Patrol said Woods, 33, hit the hydrant and a tree after pulling out of his driveway in his 2009 Cadillac sports utility vehicle.

Update: Treated and released in good condition.

 




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D.F. Oliveria started Huckleberries Online on Feb. 16, 2004. Oliveria's Sunday print Huckleberries is a past winner of the national Herb Caen Memorial Column contest.