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Tiger Woods Avoids Criminal Charges in Crash

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Tiger Woods will avoid criminal charges for his early Friday morning car crash, Sgt. Kim Montes of the Florida Highway Police announced in a press conference Tuesday.

The pro golfer could be forced to pay a $164 ticket for careless driving (he hit a tree and a fire hydrant), added Montes.

"FHP has completed its investigation," Montes said at the press conference, reiterating several times that "Mr. Woods' [celebrity] status in no way impacted our investigation."

TMZ.com reported that Woods and his wife Elin Nordegren were fighting about his alleged affair with another woman, Rachel Uchitel, before he crashed his SUV outside their Florida mansion early Friday morning. Uchitel has called reports of a sexual relationship "ridiculous."

On Tuesday, Us Weekly reported that Woods had a nearly three-year affair with a 21-year-old Las Vegas cocktail waitress named Jaimee Grubbs.