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Reese Witherspoon Taken to the Hospital After Being Hit by Car

Actress Reese Witherspoon poses for photographers at the premiere of Water for Elephants at the Westfield, in London May 3, 2011.

Actress Reese Witherspoon poses for photographers at the premiere of Water for Elephants at the Westfield, in London May 3, 2011.  (Reuters)

Actress Reese Witherspoon was struck by a car while jogging in California Wednesday, Entertainment Tonight reported, citing Santa Monica Police.

The Oscar-winner was hit by a car traveling at 20 mph, police said.

She was taken to a nearby hospital. 

Their initial investigation revealed that the car's driver was an 84-year-old woman who is a Santa Monica resident. She was cited for failing to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk.

Witherspoon was not seriously injured and is currently resting at home, according to a statement released by her spokesperson.

Newscore contributed to this report.

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