Report: Stuntman hurt on ‘Fast & Furious’ set is in “an induced coma”

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Photo by Joe Maher/WireImage(LONDON) -- The stuntman who was seriously injured on the U.K. set of Fast & Furious 9 has been identified.

The Hollywood Reporter says Joe Watts is "in an induced coma," after suffering a "severe" head injury in a "major fall," according to his fiancee.

Watts was airlifted from Leavesden Studios, where the accident occurred, for treatment.

The British athlete, gymnast and stuntman is a veteran of many high profile projects, including Game of Thrones, and the movies Mission: Impossible - Fallout, Ready Player One, Kingsman: The Golden Circle and Solo: A Star Wars Story.

He recently completed work on Angel Has Fallen, the upcoming third Fallen film starring Gerard Butler.

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