Family: Country legend Loretta Lynn breaks hip in fall


Country music legend Loretta Lynn broke her hip during a fall, her family confirmed on social media Monday.

Loretta's sister, Crystal Gayle, tweeted that the star fell and broke her hip last week.

Gayle, also a singer, said Loretta is in "good spirits and is doing as well as can be expected with this type of injury."

Gayle, who is celebrating her birthday, said her wish is for everyone to send love and prayers to Loretta.

The 85-year-old singer-songwriter suffered a stroke in May 2017 that forced her to cancel her tour dates and delay a new album, but she made a surprise appearance at the Country Music Hall of Fame in October for Alan Jackson's induction.

The Grammy-winner had a string of hits starting in the 1960s with the biographical "Coal Miner's Daughter," which was made into a best-selling book and movie, as well as songs like "You Ain't Woman Enough," ''The Pill," and "One's on the Way."

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