Alexander Jennings was in an accident as reported by the media. He was a stunt double for Chase Stokes.
A pedestrian was fatally struck by two vehicles in James Island, reports say. The victim is now recognized as Alexander Jennings, a 22-year-old stuntman. Many of them have confused him with the actor, Alex Jennings. But they are different people.
However, Alexander is also an actor himself. He was a crew member of the Netflix teen drama series, Outer Banks. He was a stunt double for one of the lead actors of the show, Chase Stokes. May his departed soul rest in paradise.
Was Alexander Jennings In An Accident? Outer Banks Stuntman Dead
Alexander Jennings has been in an accident on James Island in Charleston.
As per reports, he was walking by the road when a vehicle struck him and fled away. Following the incident, another vehicle struck him when he was lying on the ground and it fled away too.
Many people believe this to be a crime more than just a mere accident but the authorities have not made any comments regarding the issue. It was the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office that identified the body and confirmed his death.
Furthermore, Alexander Jennings was a stunt double for Chase Stokes in Netflix’s Outer Banks. And he is not the same as English actor, Alex Jennings.
NEW TODAY: A crew member/actor on Netflix’s ‘Outer Banks’ was struck in killed during a hit and run on James Island early Tuesday morning.
Here’s what we know: https://t.co/aA9K83pCNQ
— WCBD News 2 (@WCBD) July 6, 2022
Alexander Jennings Death: Is Anyone Arrested?
The Police are still unknown about the whereabouts of the car that hit him.
As per netizens on social media, the two cars that hit him belong to two different people who didn’t know each other. Also, the authorities might have an idea about the second car but they are stills searching for the initial car that hit him.
Moreover ,the Sheriiff’s Office identified him as a 22-year-old Charleston resident. He was walking down the Sol Legare Road near Cozet Drive when the accident happened. It reportedly happened in around 2 AM in the morning.
Cast and crew of a popular Netflix series filmed in Charleston are grieving after a member of their team was killed in an early-morning hit and run Tuesday.https://t.co/pEEWe0gLRO
— Kristina Lobo (@kristinalobotv) July 6, 2022
Chase Stokes Gives Tributes To Alexander Jennings
Actor Chase Stokes was quick to pass a tribute after he learnt the demise of his stunt double.
“Still trying to process why certain things happen, and why the world works in the ways that it does. My heart is shattered. Your life was just starting. We JUST talked about how pumped you were about your tunes, how far you’d come with that ole 6 string and your want to keep creating art. Always always making others hearts warm and being so damn selfless,” the actor wrote on Instagram.
In a Facebook post, the casting agency described him as “a beautiful, kind soul & a bright light every day on set.”
May he find peace in the afterlife.