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Reese Witherspoon Struck by Car

Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic(SANTA MONICA, Calif.) -- Reese Witherspoon escaped serious injury Wednesday when she was hit by a car.

Her rep says the Oscar-winning actress was struck by a car while jogging in Santa Monica, Calif., but she is now "resting comfortably at home."

According to E! Online, Witherspoon was briefly hospitalized with minor injuries.

Police reportedly say the car was moving at about 20 miles per hour when it struck Witherspoon.  The driver, an 84-year-old woman, was cited for failing to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk.

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