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Actor Michael McKean struck by car in NYC

Tuesday, May 22, 2012
In this April 14, 2012 photo, Michael McKean arrives to the TV Land Awards 10th Anniversary in New York. McKean, who portrayed Spinal Taps lead singer David St. Hubbins in the movie Spinal Tap, and Lenny on the hit television show, Laverne and Shirley, was injured when he was struck by a car in New York City on Tuesday, May 22, 2012. A spokesperson for McKean said that his leg was broken in the accident. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes)

In this April 14, 2012 photo, Michael McKean arrives to the TV Land Awards 10th Anniversary in New York. McKean, who portrayed "Spinal Tap's" lead singer David St. Hubbins in the movie "Spinal Tap," and Lenny on the hit television show, "Laverne & Shirley," was injured when he was struck by a car in New York City on Tuesday, May 22, 2012. A spokesperson for McKean said that his leg was broken in the accident. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes)

Actor Michael McKean, who portrayed the lead singer in the movie "This is Spinal Tap," was injured when he was struck by a car in New York City.

A McKean spokeswoman, Harriet Sternberg, said the actor suffered a broken leg.

Emergency officials say McKean was struck at West 86th Street and Broadway in Manhattan just before 3 p.m. Tuesday. McKean was taken to St. Luke's hospital. Police said he was in stable condition. They had no further details.

McKean also played Lenny on the hit television show "Laverne & Shirley." He is currently starring in the Broadway production of Gore Vidal's political drama, "Best Man."

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