Brad Pitt movie stuntman stabbed with bayonet

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A stuntman on the Brad Pitt movie Fury was rushed to hospital today after apparently being stabbed by a bayonet.

The 35-year-old was airlifted to Oxford's John Radcliffe hospital after the incident on the set of the second world war film, which is currently shooting in the countryside in the Chilterns foothills.

Fury, directed by David Ayer (End of Watch), is the story of a US tank crew operating in Germany towards the end of the war, as they face a desperate enemy.

According to production company representative Claudia Kalindjian said: "There has been an accident between two professional stuntmen which happened in a rehearsed action sequence.

"It was an accident. It is obviously very unfortunate. He left the set laughing and talking."

The South Central Ambulance service spokeswoman they had been called at 11.32am to deal with a shoulder injury. Thames Valley police said they were not treating the incident as a crime, but the Health and Safety Executive were investigating.

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