Dancing Pro Derek Hough Hospitalized

Dancing Pro Derek Hough Hospitalized

04/01/2008 AT 12:00 AM EDT

Dancing With the Stars' Derek Hough was hospitalized Tuesday with a neck injury suffered during a rehearsal, the network says.

The professional dancer, who is Shannon Elizabeth's partner, was taken to a Los Angeles hospital in an ambulance for an exam and observation, and later released, an ABC spokesperson tells PEOPLE.

The injury "does not appear to be serious," the spokesperson says.

The injury was first reported by E! News.-- Monica Rizzo

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