Gene Hackman hit by a car, said to be "fine"

Actor Gene Hackman attends the Next House ESPN The Magazine party on Feb. 4, 2005, in Jacksonville, Fla. Getty Images

Actor Gene Hackman attends the Next House ESPN The Magazine party on Feb. 4, 2005, in Jacksonville, Fla.
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(CBS) Actor Gene Hackman was reportedly airlifted to a hospital in Florida today, after being hit by a car while riding his bike in Key West, TMZ reports.

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The 81-year-old Oscar winner's rep told TMZ that the actor has been released from the hospital and is "fine."

Hackman "suffered bumps and bruises after a woman bumped him from behind in her vehicle," his rep told TMZ.

The actor had been airlifted since he was on an island, but there was never any serious injury, according to his rep.

The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating the crash, which reportedly took place at 3 p.m. local time.

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