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Dancer who lost leg in Boston Marathon bombing hit by car

Posted at 8:57 PM, Jan 07, 2019

She lost a leg in the Boston Marathon bombing, only to return to run the race again, as well as to dance. Now, Adrianne Haslet has suffered another blow.

She was hit by a car Saturday evening in Boston and already has undergone surgery, reports TMZ.

“Struck by a car on Commonwealth Avenue, while on a crosswalk,” Haslet revealed on Instagram. “Thrown into the air and landed, crushing the left side of my body.”

The Instagram photo shows her wearing a neck brace in a hospital bed. “I’m completely broken,” writes Haslet, who lost her left leg in the bombing. “More surgery to come.”

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Struck by a car on Commonwealth Avenue, while on a crosswalk. Thrown into the air and landed, crushing the left side of my body. Yesterday. I’m completely broken. More surgery to come.

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Police cited the driver, who remained at the scene, for failing to stop for a pedestrian in a crosswalk. The accident happened around 7:15 p.m., and the driver told police he never saw Haslet in the rain.

Based on her previous social media posts, Haslet appeared to be in training to run the 2019 marathon.

She was one of 17 people who lost a limb in the 2013 bombing, reports Boston.com, but she ran the 2016 race with a prosthetic limb and also competed on Dancing With the Stars.

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We have the home court advantage in Boston. Running these newton hills is no joke, but with the right training and the right team, it can be fun. Thank god because out through Wellesley and back to mile 20 this morning was tough! First time running these hills since April. I remember the end of my training last season thinking, “well heartbreak hill isn’t that tough anymore!” I can’t wait to get there again. Doing the work will only make me stronger. Boston Marathon 2019 day 33, long run, done, son! #bladerunner #heartbreakersrun

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