Police Investigate Va. Film Set Death

November 1, 2010

Officials say a crew member on the set of a film in Roanoke has died from injuries he suffered operating a utility vehicle.

Roanoke County Police identified the victim as 26-year-old Joseph Ruggiero. Police responded to the accident Friday night at Explore Park, an 1,100-acre living history park.

Police said they did not know the name of the film or production company. The death is being investigated by the state Department of Labor and Industry.


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