EMINEM stunt double Ryan Shepard has died at age 40 after getting hit by oncoming traffic.
Shepard unexpectantly lost his life when a pickup truck hit him while he was trying to cross the street, Shepard’s brother Kyle told TMZ.
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Shepard died in the hospital after the accident that occurred in Washington at the end of January.
Back in the early 2000s, Shepard acted as Eminem‘s student double and photo double.
He appeared at the MTV Movie Awards as Eminem’s superhero character, Rap Boy.
Shepard also took the stage with Eminem for his 2002 Anger Management Tour and on his Japan and Europe tour the year after.
Besides live music, Shepard also appeared in D12’s music video for Purple Hills as Eminem’s stunt double.
Shepard wasn’t only a star in the music industry, his brother Kyle told the outlet that he was incredibly intelligent.
He worked at Disney as a ride mechanical engineer and then joined Elon Musk‘s SpaceX company as a test automation engineer.
Shepard is survived by his two children, a 7-year-old and an 11-year-old.
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