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    Tragedy Strikes: G.I. Joe Sequel Crew Member Dies on Set

    Channing Tatum, G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra Paramount Pictures

    It was another day at the job—gone terribly wrong.

    E! News confirms that Mike Huber, a local man hired as part of the crew for G.I. Joe 2: Retaliation, died on the New Orleans set today after working on a high-powered scissor lift that tipped over.

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    Virginia Lam, a spokesperson for Paramount Pictures, told E! News, "Our thoughts and deepest condolences are with the Huber family at this time.

    "The safety of our cast and crew is our top priority and the studio is fully cooperating with all investigating agencies as they examine the circumstances surrounding this unusual accident."

    The Jon M. Chu film, which started shooting in New Orleans in August, features Bruce Willis, Channing Tatum and Dwayne Johnson, and is slated for a June 2012 release.

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