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MOUNT LEBANON, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a crew member working on a movie about Mister Rogers has died after he suffered an apparent medical emergency and fell two stories off a balcony in western Pennsylvania.
Allegheny County say James Emswiller fell around 7:30 p.m. Thursday during a break in filming. The 61-year-old Pittsburgh man died later at a hospital.
The article goes on to state the following:
Emswiller was involved in the sound production of “You Are My Friend,” which was shooting a scene in Mount Lebanon. The film is based on the life of Fred Rogers, the genial host of “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.”
A man working on the Mister Rogers film starring Tom Hanks has died after falling on set. https://t.co/rIvQZM3ezt
— USA TODAY Life (@usatodaylife) October 12, 2018
The medical examiner’s office says 61 year old James Emswiller of Lincoln Place died an hour after the fall. Police initially believed he may have suffered a heart attack, but the ME has yet to determine the cause of death.https://t.co/p7tCU87cIz
— Heather Abraham (@KDKAHeather) October 12, 2018
#BREAKING: Crew member who died after 2-story fall on set of new Mr. Rogers movie identified as 61-year-old James Emswiller. Police believe he may have suffered heart attack prior to the fall. @MeghanKDKA‘s report: https://t.co/4oCnzA0u2w pic.twitter.com/TyvKL5eLVr
— KDKA (@KDKA) October 12, 2018
Sony Pictures and TriStar Pictures issued a statement to EW regarding James Emswiller’s death. https://t.co/fQwR7kl95Q
— Entertainment Weekly (@EW) October 12, 2018
James Emswiller, 61, was a sound technician on the film, starring Tom Hanks. https://t.co/KXWOGyFoY2
— HuffPost (@HuffPost) October 12, 2018
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