Veteran Crew Member of Fox Series '9-1-1' Dies in Car Accident After Overnight Shift

Veteran Crew Member of Fox Series ‘9-1-1’ Dies in Car Accident After Overnight Shift


A crew member of the Fox TV series 9-1-1 died in a car accident on his way home for a 14-hour, overnight shift, according to reports.

Rico Priem, who was a long-time best boy grip in the TV industry, was reportedly driving home when he swerved his Toyota Highlander off the 57 Freeway and up an embankment, flipping the auto upside down, according to reports.

The 66-year-old crew member was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the California Highway Patrol.

“We are fully committed to the safety and the well-being of all our members and express our heartfelt condolences to the member’s family,” crew union IATSE said in a statement. “Workers have a reasonable expectation that they can get to work and

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