Retired movie stuntmen Bob Orrison and Gary Mclarty were killed in a car crash over the weekend (11-12Oct14). Orrison was making a U-turn in his pickup truck in Rancho Cordova, California on Saturday (11Oct14) when the vehicle was hit by a Jeep. Orrison and McLarty, who was a passenger in the truck, were both pronounced dead at the scene. Orrison was 86 and McLarty was 73.
Both men were members of the Hollywood Stuntmen's Hall of Fame and they worked together on films such as 1969's The Wild Bunch and Days of Thunder in 1990.
Orrison also worked on the original Star Trek TV series and drove the famous General Lee car in The Dukes of Hazzard TV show. He also worked on Die Hard II, Rambo III and Speed.
McLarty performed stunts and was credited as a co-ordinator on films including Animal House, The Blues Brothers and Beverly Hills Cop. He was also stunt double for Henry Winkler on sitcom Happy Days and worked on The Terminator, Last Action Hero, Jurassic Park and Gone in Sixty Seconds.
Sacramento police have confirmed the two occupants of the Jeep were taken to the hospital with moderate injuries. An investigation has been launched into the crash.