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Gary Collins pays fine for leaving accident

December 11, 2010 12:00:00 AM PST
Actor and former TV host Gary Collins has paid a $500 fine for leaving the scene of an accident in November, said Mississippi police.Collins was cited for the misdemeanor Nov. 2 after his car rear-ended another car at a traffic light in Jackson.

According to police, Collins exchanged information with the other driver but he left before police arrived. Police later went to his house and gave him the ticket.

Collins is married to former Miss America Mary Ann Mobley. He starred in the 1970s series "The Sixth Sense" and has made appearances on such series as "JAG," "Yes, Dear" and "The Young and the Restless."

Collins hosted the talk show "Hour Magazine" in the 1980s, and won a daytime Emmy for it in 1983.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.


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