Southland : Cyclist Agnew Suffers Broken Hip

From Times wire services

Former Vice President Spiro T. Agnew tumbled off a bicycle and broke a hip during the weekend, but was reported today to be recovering in good condition at Eisenhower Medical Center.

Agnew, 70, who lives near the hospital, was taken to the emergency room Sunday afternoon by ambulance and admitted at 2:40 p.m., hospital spokesman Mike McFadden said. Agnew, Richard M. Nixon’s first vice president, resigned the office in 1973 in disgrace.