Justice Breyer in solo fall off his bike
For Immediate Release
April 27, 2013
Associate Justice Stephen Breyer underwent reverse shoulder replacement surgery for a proximal humerus fracture this morning at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital.The fracture was sustained in his right shoulder in a fall from his bicycle on Friday afternoon, April 26, near the Korean War Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. He was taken by ambulance to the hospital following his injury.
The surgery was successful and the Justice is resting comfortably. He is expected to be released from the hospital early in the week.
Justice Breyer was appointed by President Clinton to the Supreme Court in 1994. He is 74 years old.
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