In a statement about the fatal car accident, producers at Warner Bros. TV and DC Universe confirm the passing of Warren Appleby at a special effects facility in Toronto, Canada.
AceShowbiz -A crew member on the DC Universe series “Titans” was killed following an accident during rehearsals in Toronto, Canada on Thursday, July 18.
Special effects co-ordinator Warren Appleby lost his life while planning a car stunt, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
“We are heartbroken and devastated by the passing of our treasured colleague, special effects coordinator Warren Appleby, after an accident which occurred at a special effects facility during the preparation and testing for an upcoming shoot,” the show’s producers at Warner Bros. TV and DC Universe said in a statement.
“Warren is beloved by all who worked with him during an impressive 25-year career in television and motion pictures. The executive producers, along with everyone in the ‘Titans’ family, Warner Bros. Television Group and DC Universe, wish to express our deepest condolences, and heartfelt love and support, to Warren’s family and friends at this most difficult time.”
Sources tell TMZ, Appleby died after he was struck in the head by a piece of heavy metal and killed while overseeing a car stunt. He reportedly died en route to a nearby hospital.
Officials at the Ministry of Labour are investigating the incident.
Meanwhile, production on the show has been shut down for two days.
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