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Sen. Reid leaves hospital after Vegas car crash

LAS VEGAS — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid was discharged from the hospital less than three hours after an apparent rear-end crash Friday afternoon on a Las Vegas freeway, a hospital spokeswoman said.Reid suffered rib and hip contusions in the crash that happened about 1:10 p.m. Friday on Interstate 15, staffers said. He was taken to the hospital by his security detail as a precaution. Troopers had earlier reported he was transported by ambulance.Reid, 72, was wearing a seatbelt at the time of impact and walked into the hospital on his own, according to a statement from his office.A members …

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