Luke Wilson, Pro golfer Bill Haas involved in deadly Ferrari crash

by Olga Hunt February 14, 2018, 18:35
Luke Wilson, Pro golfer Bill Haas involved in deadly Ferrari crash

According to Jeff Fisher with the Los Angeles Police Department, Haas was a passenger in a Ferrari that hit a BMW in Pacific Palisades on Tuesday night.

The PGA Tour said the driver of the vehicle who died was a member of the family that was hosting Haas during the Genesis Open golf tournament.

A 50-year-old woman and a man, 35, in the other vehicle suffered serious injuries, and were transported to a local hospital.

A third vehicle was also involved when the Ferrari clipped a Toyota FJ SUV just before the crash.

Haas, a six-time PGA Tour victor, was scheduled to play in the Genesis Open at the Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades that begins Thursday, but will withdraw to recover at his home in Greenville, South Carolina, his manager said. The actor did not sustain injuries.

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The crash involved a Ferrari and a BMW in the 500 block of North Chautauqua Boulevard and was reported at about 6:30 p.m., Los Angeles County fire officials said. It's owned by actor Luke Wilson, Fischer said.

As for the driver, it was a 71-year-old friend of Haas' named Mark Gibello, according to Golf Channel.

A source told Golf Digest that Haas was "not good" but in stable condition. When the Charlotte native returns to the PGA Tour remains to be seen.

Haas will withdraw from the Genesis Open so he can recover at home in Greenville, South Carolina, the PGA and his agent said.

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