Tragedy struck the set of Titans, Special effects coordinator Warren Appleby was killed when a stunt involving a car went wrong. A car was supposed to flip on to its side, which occurred as planned, but a piece of metal from an unknown source was sent flying and hit him in the head. He was taken away by ambulance but passed en route to the hospital according to the police. The Ministry of Labour is investigating and the production is shut down. TMZ received the following statement from a spokesman for the show:
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. 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.
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