U.S. Football Receiver Stallworth Hurt In Balloon Accident - Newspaper

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Reuters
National Football League wide receiver Donte' Stallworth suffered severe burns when a hot air balloon carrying him and his girlfriend hit power lines south of Miami on Saturday, the Miami Herald reported.

National Football League wide receiver Donte' Stallworth suffered severe burns when a hot air balloon carrying him and his girlfriend hit power lines south of Miami on Saturday, the Miami Herald reported.

Stallworth and the woman, who was not identified, were taken to Kendall Regional Medical Center, the newspaper said. It quoted Stallworth's lawyer, Christopher Lyons, as saying the football player had severe burns and was in stable condition.

The balloon operator was not hurt, and woman's condition was not known, the newspaper said.

Stallworth, who was signed by the New England Patriots as a free agent in December, has a home in South Florida.