- Associated Press - Tuesday, May 22, 2012

NEW YORK (AP) - Actor Michael McKean, who portrayed the lead singer in the movie “This is Spinal Tap,” was injured when he was struck by a car in New York City.

A McKean spokeswoman, Harriet Sternberg, says the actor suffered a broken leg.

Emergency officials say McKean was struck at West 86th Street and Broadway in Manhattan just before 3 p.m. Tuesday. McKean was taken to St. Luke’s hospital. Police say he was in stable condition. They had no further details.

McKean also played Lenny on the hit television show “Laverne & Shirley.” He’s currently starring in the Broadway production of Gore Vidal’s political drama, “Best Man.”

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