CROSBY WIDOW DEATH CRASH

Published on: December 3, 2010
CROSBY WIDOW DEATH CRASH

Seventh Voyage of Sinbad star and the widow of crooner BING CROSBY, KATHRYN GRANT CROSBY, survives deadly car crash in Sierra Nevadas.

Kathryn, 77,  is recovering from multiple injuries in a single vehicle disaster on US 50 east of Placerville, California , Highway Patrol confirmed.

Her current husband Maurice William Sullivan, 85, perished in the accident that occurred November 4.
Sullivan was westbound when his vehicle left the roadway, struck a large boulder and rolled many times, ejecting him, Highway Patrol spokesperson Dan Stark revealed.

The exact cause of the crash has not been determined, and there is an ongoing investigation.

The former actress who won worldwide fame as Princess Parisa in the Ray Harryhausen Dynamation classic Seventh Voyage of Sinbad  was choppered to Renown Regional Medical Center in Reno.

Kathryn has since been released, AP reported.

Bing Crosby, a popular singer and movie star best known for White Christmas  costarred with pal Bob Hope in a series of Road movies. 

Crosby and Kathryn were married for nearly 20 years before his death in 1977.

She married Sullivan in 2000.