• Kevin Hart released from hospital after back surgery

    By: Kelcie Willis, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

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    LOS ANGELES -

    Kevin Hart is out of the hospital and in rehab after spending more than a week in the hospital.

    People reported that the 40-year-old comedian was discharged after spending 10 days in the hospital and undergoing back surgery after being involved in a car accident.

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    Hart's friend Jared Black was driving the actor's 1970 Plymouth Barracuda Sept. 1 around 1 a.m. when he lost control and crashed into a ditch, according a California Highway Patrol spokesperson. Black and Hart were seriously injured, but the third passenger, Black's fiance, Rebecca Broxterman, was not seriously hurt, E! News reported.

    Black was "determined not to be under the influence of alcohol," CHP said in a statement about the crash, according to ET.

    TMZ reported that Hart underwent surgery in which three areas around his spine were fused. 

    Unnamed sources told TMZ Hart will spend about a week in rehab before starting outpatient care.

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