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Max Franz sustains injuries to head

Updated: December 2, 2012, 10:17 AM ET
Associated Press

BEAVER CREEK, Colo. -- The Austrian ski federation says Max Franz suffered a concussion, broken nose and cuts on his face from a crash in the super-G race Saturday.

Franz was racing down the tricky Birds of Prey course when he hit a gate and tumbled to the snow, where he bumped his head. He was carried down the mountain on a sled and taken to a hospital for observation.

The 23-year-old ranks 10th in the overall World Cup standings. He finished second in the downhill last week at Lake ...

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