Carrie Underwood on the Mend After Accident at Home

Country singer will miss benefit appearance due to broken wrist
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Nov 12, 2017 3:02 PM CST

(Newser) – Country music star Carrie Underwood is recuperating from injuries sustained in a fall on steps outside her home. In a statement Sunday on Twitter, Underwood thanked her fans for messages of support following her fall Friday night. The Tennessean reports Underwood was treated and released from a hospital for a broken wrist, cuts, and abrasions. Her husband, retired NHL hockey star Mike Fisher, traveled to Nashville to be with her.

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Underwood wrote that "I'll be alright...might just take some time...glad I've got the best hubby in the world to take care of me." A statement from an Underwood spokesperson says she will miss a benefit concert Sunday in Nashville for victims of the Oct. 1 Las Vegas shooting and hurricanes in Florida, Texas, Puerto Rico, and the Caribbean, reports the AP.

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