Security Guard Dies in Freak Accident on NCIS Set - Popular television show 'NCIS' suspended production Wednesday after a freak accident killed a security guard, officials said.
Julio Garcia, 52, was tending a stating area around 10 a.m. Wednesday for the CBS crime drama when he was hit by a production vehicle outside a vacant building at 24800 Avenue Rockefeller .
According to L.A. County Sheriffs officials, Ralph Blunt, 60, was a driving a passenger van when he suffered some kind of medical condition, losing control of the vehicle and striking Garcia before hitting two parked cars.
Garcia, a resident of Reseda, was transported to a local hospital where he was later passed away from injuries sustained in the crash.
Blunt was also transported to a local hospital for observation but was later released.
CBS Productions released in a statement Wednesday that the production has been suspended until further notice while an investigation is ongoing.
Security Guard Dies in Freak Accident on NCIS Set