Pro golfer Bill Haas involved in deadly California crash

Pro golfer Bill Haas involved in deadly California crash

Haas was set to play in the PGA Tour's Genesis Open, at the nearby Riviera Country Club, starting on Thursday.

A 50-year-old woman was injured when the Ferrari struck her BMW, which flipped on its side and landed against a parked vehicle, according to local ABC affiliate KABC.

The driver of a Ferrari was killed Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, in a multi-vehicle crash in Pacific Palisades that injured the sportscar's passesnger, pro golfer Bill Haas, seen above in a Feb. 1 photo. A vehicle driven by actor Luke Wilson was also involved in the crash, CNN affiliate KTLA reported.

Details of the crash were updated on their website.

The Ferrari's driver was pronounced dead at the scene while Haas and a 50-year-old female were taken to hospital.

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Almost 12 after the crash, which was reported around 6:30 p.m. on the 13th, Bill's father confirmed to Todd Lewis, of the Golf Channel, that his son had been released from the hospital.

UPDATE: KTLA reporting Haas was indeed the passenger, and that he is expected to survive. Haas was listed at that time in serious but stable condition. When the Charlotte native returns to the PGA Tour remains to be seen.

Haas, who reached a career-high 12th in the world golf rankings in 2012, is now ranked 67th.

"Bill will withdraw from the Genesis Open and plans to head home to Greenville (South Carolina) to recover", the tour statement said. He also won the FedEx Cup in 2011.

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