Luke Wilson, pro golfer Bill Haas involved in fatal auto crash

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Haas (undisclosed) withdrew from the upcoming Genesis Open after being involved in a fatal vehicle accident Tuesday in Pacific Palisades, Calif., Golf Channel reports. Golf Channel reported Wednesday that the driver was identified as 71-year-old Mark William Gibello, a Pacific Palisades resident with whom Haas and his family were staying with this week.

Police say actor Luke Wilson was in an SUV that was also sideswiped by the Ferrari, but Wilson was not injured.

Details of the crash were updated on their website. Fire officials said that the two hospitalized victims were considered to be seriously injured immediately after the crash, but Detective Fischer told KTLA that he'd since been told that Haas and the woman were "doing okay".

Bill Haas was involved in a fatal vehicle crash on Tuesday where the driver of the Ferrari that he was the passenger in died.

Fischer said the damage to Wilson's vehicle is minor.

Almost 12 after the crash, which was reported around 6:30 p.m. on the 13th, Bill's father confirmed to Todd Lewis, of the Golf Channel, that his son had been released from the hospital.

"Bill was very fortunate", Jay Haas told the network. Wilson did not sustain serious injury.

UPDATE: KTLA reporting Haas was indeed the passenger, and that he is expected to survive.

The PGA Tour and Haas' management company, Players Group Management, released a statement that Haas has left hospital and is heading home to SC.

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