facebook
twitter
search
search

Nancy Reagan uninjured after fall

Aug. 24, 2011 at 9:10 AM

SIMI VALLEY, Calif., Aug. 24 (UPI) -- Former first lady Nancy Reagan was not hurt after she tripped and fell during an event at the Ronald Reagan Library in Simi Valley, Calif., a spokeswoman said.

Reagan was being escorted to her seat and appeared to have lost her balance and fell, KNBC-TV, Los Angeles, reported Tuesday.

Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and others helped Reagan, 90, regain her balance and took her to her seat, witnesses said.

Reagan Library spokeswoman Melissa Giller told KNBC Reagan stayed at the event and wasn't injured. She said the former first lady apparently tripped on a post used for crowd control.

Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
Hyon Yong Chol disparaged Kim Jong Un prior to execution, analyst says
Officials debate 'when to suspend' search for missing Florida boys
Napa Valley fire reignites, hundreds more evacuated
In Khamenei Tweet, man resembling Obama holds gun to head
Taliban leader Mullah Omar confirmed dead