Tragedy during filming of ‘Lone Ranger’ with Johnny Depp
September 22, 2012
A team member who was working for the new Johnny Depp film, ‘The Lone Ranger”, died Friday in Los Angeles.
The man apparently was preparing a water tank when he suffered a heart attack and drowned.
Emergency personnel were called to the scene and transferred by helicopter to a local hospital, but paramedics were unable to revive him and he was pronounced dead at the hospital.
According to TMZ: “The incident was seen as ‘natural death.’”
A representative of Walt Disney, and distributor of the film issued a statement: “We regret to confirm that a crew member of the film ‘The Lone Ranger’, died after being rushed to a local hospital. Our support is behind the investigation into the circumstances of this terrible event. “