Jay Pickett, who’s greatest identified for his recurring function on Common Hospital, has died on the set of his upcoming movie.
The 60-year-old actor was filming western Treasure Valley, which he each wrote and starred in, when he died sitting on a horse, in line with co-star Jim Heffel.
“Jay Pickett determined to experience off into the Heavens,” Heffel wrote in a Facebooktribute. “I misplaced a great pal and the world misplaced an ideal particular person.”
Yesterday I misplaced a great pal and the world misplaced an ideal particular person. Jay Pickett determined to experience off into the Heavens. Jay…
Treasure Valley‘s director Travis Mills additionally posted on Facebook following the actor’s loss of life. “A lot of you may have already heard in regards to the tragedy that occurred two days in the past,” he wrote.
“Jay Pickett, our main man, author, producer and creator of this film, handed away instantly whereas we had been on location getting ready to movie a scene.
“There is no such thing as a official rationalization for the reason for his loss of life but it surely seems to have been a coronary heart assault.
“Everybody current tried as laborious as they may to maintain him alive. Our hearts are damaged and we grieve for his household who’re so devastated by this stunning tragedy.”
Mills went on to say: “Jay was an unimaginable man. He was form, candy, and beneficiant.
“He was among the best actors I ever labored with and it was an honour to collaborate with him. Everybody who met him, even for the briefest second, might really feel his heat, his fantastic spirit.”
Pickett starred as Detective David Harper in Common Hospital from 2006 to 2008. He additionally guest-starred on exhibits like Determined Housewives, Dexter and NCIS: Los Angeles.
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