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US player Davies: several broken bones in accident

AP | JOSEPH WHITE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

ARLINGTON, Va. — U.S. national team forward Charlie Davies is in surgery after a single-car accident in the Washington, D.C., area.

U.S. Soccer Federation Neil Buethe says Davies was in stable condition and that his injuries are not life-threatening. Davies, who plays for the French club Sochaux, was expected to required more than 5 hours of surgery.

One person died in the accident, which took place at about 3:15 a.m. Tuesday in the southbound lanes of the George Washington Memorial Parkway in Virginia. The U.S. Park Police identified the fatality as Ashley J. Roberta, 22, of Phoenix, Md.