‘Avengers’ star Jeremy Renner says he broke more than 30 bones in a snow clearing accident


(Reuters) – Actor Jeremy Renner, who plays Hawkeye in the Marvel “Avengers” films and was injured shoveling snow, said on Saturday he had broken more than 30 bones in the accident.

Renner, 51, was hospitalized after being run over by a snow plow used to dig out a car on his property in northern Nevada.

“I want to thank EVERYONE for their messages and thoughtfulness. Much love and appreciation to all of you. These 30+ broken bones will heal,” he said on Twitter.

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The post was accompanied by a photo that appeared to show Renner lying on a bed while undergoing physical therapy.

Renner was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor for his work in the 2008 film “The Hurt Locker,” which won the Best Picture Oscar. He received a supporting actor nomination for his work in 2010’s “The Town”.

He also starred in Marvel movies and two “Mission: Impossible” movies, “Arrival” and “American Hustle”.

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(Reporting by Diane Bartz; editing by Daniel Wallis)