Sheriff: Tiger Woods Was Driving Over 80 mph, Causing RPV Crash

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LOS ANGELES  - Speed was the primary cause of the February crash in Rancho Palos Verdes that seriously injured Tiger Woods, sheriff's officials said today, saying the golfer was driving between 84 and 87 mph -- nearly double the posted speed limit -- when he struck a median. "The primary causal factor for this traffic collision was driving at a speed unsafe for the road conditions and the inability to negotiate the curve of the roadway,'' Sheriff Alex Villanueva said at a news conference Wednesday morning at the Hall of Justice in downtown Los Angeles. Villanueva said the Genesis GV80 that Woods was driving was traveling at 84-87 mph when it crashed at 7:12 a.m. Feb. 23 into the center median on northbound Hawthorne Boulevard at Blackhorse Road. The posted speed limit is 45 mph. The SU
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