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Woman's record-length fingernails broken in crash

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah woman listed in the Guinness Book of World Records for her long fingernails has lost them in a car crash.

Lee Redmond of Salt Lake City sustained serious but non-life-threatening injuries in the accident Tuesday, the Deseret News reported.

Redmond's nails, which hadn't been cut since 1979, were broken in the crash. According to the Guinness website, her nails measured a total of more than

28 feet long in 2008, with the longest nail on her right thumb at 2 feet, 11 inches.

Salt Lake County Sheriff's Lt. Don Hutson says Redmond was ejected from an SUV in the crash and taken to the hospital in serious condition.

Lee Redmond shows off her fingernails, which are about 30 inches long, in Salt Lake City,  in Aug. 2006.  Redmonds fingernails were broken off in a traffic accident Tuesday. Her injuries were serious but not life threatening, according to Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office.