Actor Gerard Butler suffered a scary, but not life-threatening injury on the set of his upcoming film Of Men and Mavericks. The 300 star was shooting a surfing scene in the ocean in Northern California when he was swept underwater and dragged across a rocky reef.

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ESPN.com reported that after being rescued by a safety patrol, Butler was taken to Standford Medical Center where he was treated for his injuries. The actor was in a dazed state, but not seriously injured. "[Butler] had that 100-yard stare that surfers get after a two-wave hold-down or near-death experience," ESPN reported.

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The accident took place in the exact same spot were professional surfer Sion Milosky drowned last March. Luckily, Butler was pulled from the water and is expected to make a full recovery.

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