Oh no! A crew member on the set of Disney’s “The Lone Ranger” passed away this week. The studio released the following statement to E! News about the tragedy:
We regretfully confirm that a Lone Ranger crew member has passed away after being taken to a local hospital. Our hearts and thoughts are with his family, friends, and colleagues at this time, and our full support is behind the investigation into the circumstances of this terrible event.
The crew member was working as a diver getting ready for a water tank scene and something went wrong. When the EMTs arrived on the scene the man was in full cardiac arrest and was airlifted to a nearby hospital.
We are so sorry to hear this sad, sad news. Our thoughts are with the crew members’ family and friends during this difficult time.