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Formula 1's Michael Schumacher in critical condition after skiing accident

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(CBS/CNN) -  Former race car driver Michael Schumacher is in a coma after a skiing accident in the French Alps.  


He was rushed to the hospital and underwent brain surgery. Schumacher's manager says the retired Formula 1 racer fell on his head during a ski trip. A hospital spokesman says Schumacher is in critical condition.

Doctors who have been treating Schumacher at the University Hospital Center of Grenoble said at a news conference that it was too early to say what the driver's prognosis might be.

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