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Tracey Gold In Felony DUI Bust

Son, 7, hurt after "Growing Pains" actress rolled SUV

Tracey Gold

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Tracey Gold In Felony DUI Bust

SEPTEMBER 13--Actress Tracey Gold, who starred in TV's "Growing Pains" and famously went public with her anorexia battle, was arrested earlier this month for drunk driving after rolling her SUV--carrying her husband and three young boys--down a California freeway embankment, The Smoking Gun has learned.

The 35-year-old Gold is pictured here in a Ventura County Sheriff's Office mug shot obtained by TSG.

Gold was busted by California Highway Patrol officers and charged with a felony count of driving under the influence causing injury. According to a CHP spokesman, Gold was driving a 2001 GMC Yukon on Route 118 on September 3 when she lost control of the vehicle. While Gold's husband and two of her sons (ages five and four months) were not seriously injured in the late-night crash, the actress's oldest child, 7-year-old Sage, suffered a broken clavicle and a head laceration.

After CHP officers administered sobriety tests, Gold was arrested on the DUI charge, said CHP spokesman Steve Reid.

Booked under her married name, Tracey Gold Marshall, the actress spent five hours in the Ventura lockup before being released on $50,000 bail. She is scheduled for an October 19 appearance in Superior Court. (1 page)