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    Salma Hayek's Brother Sami Hospitalized After Being Involved in Fatal Car Crash

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    Salma Hayek's brother Sami Hayek was involved in a fatal car crash in Los Angeles' Bel-Air neighborhood on Sunday.

    Sami, 40, was driving a 2006 Ford GT eastbound on Sunset Boulevard when he lost control and crossed over into the westbound lanes of traffic, police wrote in a report obtained by E! News. Sami, an L.A. resident, then collided with a 20-year-old driver behind the wheel of a 2011 Toyota Tacoma truck.

    Sami's passenger, identified solely as a 43-year-old resident of Mexico, suffered major blunt force trauma to his body as a result of the collision. The Los Angeles Fire Department responded and pronounced the passenger (who is not being named until next of kin have been contacted) dead at the scene.

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    Salma's brother sustained several broken ribs and a laceration to his head, per the accident report, while the driver of the Toyota truck sustained a broken foot and complained of pain to his body. Both men were transported to a local hospital for treatment.

    Per L.A.'s CBS 2 News, it is unclear to authorities as yet what caused Hayek to lose control of the sports car, and the crash remains under investigation.

    -Reporting by Claudia Rosenbaum

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