Clinton Falls, Fractures Elbow

Secretary of state will undergo surgery next week.
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Jun 18, 2009 5:17 AM CDT
Clinton was on her way to the White House when she fell and injured her elbow, chief of staff Cheryl Mills said in a statement released late Wednesday June 17, 2009.    (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)
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(Newser) – Hillary Clinton fractured her right elbow during a fall yesterday, and will undergo surgery to repair it in the coming week. The accident happened while the secretary of state was on her way to the White House, and she was taken to a university hospital for treatment before being released. Today Clinton had been scheduled to join Angelina Jolie for an event marking World Refugee Day, but the engagement has been removed from her schedule.