Gary Busey hits woman in Malibu accident


Gary Busey at the Billboard-Children Uniting Nations after-party red carpet in 2008. (Source: Jessica Pinney)

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MALIBU, Calif. (AP) – Authorities say actor Gary Busey has struck and slightly injured woman with his car while backing out of a shopping center parking lot in Malibu.

The accident happened shortly before 3 p.m. Friday on the Pacific Coast Highway.

A statement from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department says the 70-year-old Busey was backing out of a parking stall when he hit the woman. She was treated at the scene and released.

Busey wasn’t immediately cited, and investigators say there’s no evidence that alcohol or illegal substances were involved in the mishap.

A message seeking comment from his spokesman wasn’t immediately returned.

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