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Emmylou Harris


For Hit and Run

12/29/2012 6:00 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

1228_emmylou_harris_car_article_gettyEmmylou Harris is now in the crosshairs of the L.A. County District Attorney for allegedly hitting a car on an L.A. Freeway and then hightailing it out of there ... TMZ has learned.

Law enforcement sources tell us ... the alleged incident occurred on October 1 at around 10:00 PM.  They say Emmylou was driving a rental car on the 405 Freeway when she struck a car and took off without stopping or exchanging info.

We're told the CHP opened a hit and run investigation after the other driver filed a report.  The investigation is now complete and we're told the file was sent to the D.A., who will decide if the country legend should be prosecuted.

Emmylou's rep acknowledges to TMZ she was involved in a "minor traffic accident," adding "she unintentionally rubbed bumpers with another vehicle." The rep says Emmylou didn't realize the cars made contact so she took off.

The rep calls it a "garden-variety accident that happens everyday on the 405," and Emmylou has turned the matter over to her insurance company.

FYI -- It's a crime to leave the scene of an accident that causes injury or property damage without stopping and exchanging info.


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Who is she?

665 days ago


How can she acknowledge rubbing bumpers and then claim she didnt know the cars came into contact?

665 days ago


So, a 40-plus year career of absolutely no controversy.. and it's suddenly revealed that she's a
raging alcoholic'? Seriously? You Emmylou haters need to go hate someone who is really LiLo, or a Kardashian whore...Leave this woman alone.

664 days ago


Emmylou should be charged!! There is no excuse for bad and reckless behaviour!!

664 days ago


Maybe Emmylou and Dolly had a few drinks an Emmylou was driving Miss Dolly home LOL

664 days ago
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