A special effects technician involved in the filming of the new
Batman movie has died in a car accident, the film's producers said
An investigation has been launched after the man was killed when
his 4x4 vehicle crashed into a tree during a dummy film run, Warner
Brothers said in a statement.
The studio said that none of the cast, which includes several
Hollywood stars, was involved in the accident that occurred at a
special effects facility.
It added the fatal crash did not happen on the set or during
filming for Batman: The Dark Knight.
Media reports said the vehicle was following a stunt car,
believed to be the Batmobile, at a property near Chertsey, Surrey,
(Shenzhen Daily/Agencies September 27, 2007)