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Beach music singer injured in car wreck

Legendary beach music singer Jackie Gore is recovering from a car wreck that happened while on his way to a concert Saturday night.

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RALEIGH, N.C. — Legendary beach music singer Jackie Gore is recovering from a car wreck that happened while on his way to a concert Saturday night.

Emergency crews treated Gore at Duke Raleigh Hospital for a fractured vertebrae. He returned home in a neck brace. His recovery is expected to take weeks.

Gore is the lead singer of "Legends of Beach" – a group composed of eight musicians, including five former members of the group "The Embers."

Gore helped write The Embers' big hits “I Love Beach Music” and “Summertime’s Calling Me."

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