At about 4.20am yesterday, 11th of December, “Power” production assistant, Pedro Jimenez was killed by a Ford Explorer. Jimenez was a production assistant for the hit show. He was setting up traffic cones to set up a parking lane for production vehicles when he was hit.
‘Power’ sixth season has been temporarily shut down to mourn Jimenez- Jimenez had been working on the show since its first season in 2014.
“We are deeply saddened by the loss of one of the members of our ‘Power’ family,” Starz( makers of the show) said in a statement. “Our thoughts are with Mr. Jimenez’s family as we work to fully understand what has happened.” No cast members witnessed the terrible incident as their call time was not till 7AM.
Our condolences to the family and friends of Mr Jeminez as well as the cast and crew of the show.
By Tobi Awosika