Bruce Jenner involved in Malibu crash that killed 1


LAS VEGAS, NV – APRIL 04: Television personality Bruce Jenner attends the 13th annual Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational gala at the ARIA Resort & Casino at CityCenter on April 4, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images for Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational)

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MALIBU, Calif. — Former Olympic decathlon champion and reality TV star Bruce Jenner was involved in a fatal four-car accident in Southern California on Saturday, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said in a statement.

Jenner was the driver of one vehicle, Deputy Ray Hicks told CNN. Hicks said Jenner was answering questions about the midday wreck in Malibu.

One of the drivers involved in the wreck was killed at the scene, on Pacific Coast Highway near Corral Canyon Road, the news release stated.

No information about the deceased was immediately available.

Jenner, 65, was not injured in the crash, publicist Alan Nierob said.

Pictures posted by TMZ showed Jenner standing by a damaged car talking with a firefighter.

Five people were hospitalized with injuries.

The sheriff’s department is still investigating the cause of the accident, the statement said. Authorities did not detail the sequence of events.

Jenner won the 1976 Olympic decathlon with a world record score for the 10-discipline event. He quickly capitalized on his success with Wheaties commercials, appearances and other ventures.

He became an actor, appearing in the drama “CHiPs” in 1981. He is best known to many television viewers as a member of the cast of the current reality show “Keeping Up With the Kardashians.”

By Steve Almasy of CNN

CNN’s Paul Matadeen and Vivian Kuo contributed to this report.

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