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Debbie Reynolds Rushed to Hospital for Possible Stroke One Day After Daughter Carrie Fisher’s Death

UPDATE 12/28 9:20 p.m. ET: Debbie Reynolds has died at the age of 84, one day after her daughter Carrie Fisher’s death. Reynolds’ son, Todd Fisher, confirmed the news to the Associated Press late Wednesday, December 28.

UPDATE 12/28 5:38 p.m. ET: An LAFD spokesperson confirmed to Us Weekly that “at 1:02 p.m. PT they responded to a request for medical aid in the 1700 block of North Coldwater Canyon Dr. We transported an adult female patient in fair to serious condition to Cedars.”

The spokesperson could not speak to reports of a stroke, telling Us: “We don’t diagnose on scene. We treat symptoms and transport.”

Debbie Reynolds’ daughter Joely Fisher reacted to her mother’s health scare on Twitter, as Star Trek actor William Shatner also sent his prayers to the actress on Wednesday.

Original story below:

Debbie Reynolds has reportedly suffered a medical emergency just one day after her daughter, Carrie Fisher, passed away. According to TMZ, Reynolds was rushed to a Los Angeles hospital on Wednesday, December 28, after possibly suffering a stroke. Find out more in the video above, and detailed below.

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Debbie Reynolds
Debbie Reynolds on January 25, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. Stefanie Keenan/WireImage

The actress was reportedly visiting her son, Todd Fisher, at his Beverly Hills home to discuss funeral plans for Fisher when someone dialed 911 for help.

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TMZ reports that Reynolds, 84, has been distraught over the death of Fisher, who died at the age of 60 Tuesday morning after a medical emergency on a flight from London to LAX on Friday.

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Updates to come. 

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