A crew member on the Brooklyn set of a television series “Power” starring rapper 50 Cent, was killed during production early Monday.
According to report, production assistant Pedro Jimenez was struck by an out-of-control SUV while setting up parking cones on the set of the Starz series, causing an immediate halt in production of the show’s sixth season.
Jimenez was 63 and had been a member of the show’s crew since its debut in 2014.
Meanwhile the driver of the SUV was reportedly another Power crew member and remained at the scene after the incident.
However, the NYPD is investigating and no arrests have been made.
Responding to the tragic incident, 50 Cent who’s an executive producer of the show, took to Instagram to confirm the news and also console the family of Jimenez. He said,
My prayers and condolences are with the entire Jimenez family.