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RPM68 RPM68
8/16/2017 8:27 PM

Very sad to hear this, anyone in the stunt industry understand who this could've been? What went wrong? 2 wheels is 2 wheels, would appreciate having a family to say a prayer for.

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jeffro503 jeffro503
8/16/2017 10:28 PM

That is very sad indeed. Deadpool was one of my favorite movies ever , so it sucks hearing it happened on set there. I bet Regis might know. Maybe he'll chime in. Whoever she is , rest in peace moto woman.

And there goes Jeffro. One of God's own prototypes. A super high-powered mutant of some kind never even considered for mass production. Too weird to live, and too rare to die.

Pimpin' Ho's , Rollin' fatty's......drinkin' beers , beers , beers!! ~ Ja

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Myke Myke
8/16/2017 10:30 PM
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Myke Myke
8/16/2017 10:39 PM
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MX Guy MX Guy
8/16/2017 11:24 PM

Interesting procedure on moving an unresponsive body out of a priority scene. Didn't seem that blocked off, the body of the female wasn't covered? What's that about?



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kzizok kzizok
8/16/2017 11:37 PM

Unresponsive can still be alive. In the video, where they have her in c-spine and on the gurney, she moves her arm. They weren't bagging her, and using c-spine precautions. So, it appears she may have been alive. It said she died on scene, not DOA. But, pretty hard to really tell.

Regardless, RIP and may all of those affected find comfort.

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Copius pattern amounts of phrases like “Anyone have”..., “Anybody know?”.... and their variations.

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Aryen Aryen
8/16/2017 11:54 PM

It was the first African American woman in an AMA bike race, Joi Harris. It was her first ever stunt job for the movie industry.

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NorCalRedRyder NorCalRedRyder
8/17/2017 2:00 AM

Asian chick in the pink didn't seem to bothered while taking selfies at the scene.

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Forty Forty
8/17/2017 6:14 AM

RIP

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Andy_Greenney Andy_Greenney
8/17/2017 10:00 AM

The stunt riders have to take some bad risks. I remember Robbie Maddison complaining about having to ride scenes for James Bond without any protective gear

RIP

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twotwosix twotwosix
8/17/2017 10:06 AM

What happened?

No helmet happened.

RIP.

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peelout peelout
8/17/2017 11:25 AM

extremely sad, wonder why no helmet?

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jorgechavez jorgechavez
8/17/2017 11:38 AM
Aryen wrote:

It was the first African ...more

Seems you're correct. Rest in Piece, Joi.

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twotwosix twotwosix
8/17/2017 11:49 AM
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Quite sad.
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Regis Regis
8/17/2017 11:53 AM

Top notch crew, top notch directors, top notch rider.... this is very sad.

it is NOT uncommon to do riding without helmets when you are stunt doubling a character on jobs. That is why professionals are brought in. Every precaution was taken to make it as safe as possible. Rehearsals, practices (days before with helmets), speeds.... they are all done with the stunt person in mind.

*I WAS NOT THERE - but I have heard that this happened after the shot was over, a freak thing that wasn't a stunt for the movie. No crash was suppose to happen. This character does not fall off the bike in the movie. To say this happened during a "stunt" is a bit misleading.

I can say from experience from working with them, the stunt team and directors (ex stuntmen) are world class and take no risks when it comes to safety. My heart and thoughts have been with them as I know they are all devestated.

My condolences go out to Joi, her family and all those hurting at this time.

"I think you're pretty slow, everyone else on here knew that for years."

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Ducon39 Ducon39
8/17/2017 12:04 PM

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MX Guy MX Guy
8/17/2017 12:09 PM
kzizok wrote:

Unresponsive can still be ...more

Her arm looks f'n limp to me



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GuyB GuyB
8/17/2017 8:35 PM
MX Guy wrote:

Her arm looks f'n limp to ...more

Are you really going to dig in and argue whether her arm's moving or not? Get a grip, dude.

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Myke Myke
8/17/2017 10:59 PM

By what the accounts are saying it sounds like she got whiskey throttle coming down the stairs. Things like this make me wonder if these custom movie bikes are built by real mechanics or just custom guys. This could have been a case of a bike malfunction.....think that will be investigated?

This girl was basically on the high of her life. The racing, first movie job. Dang.

"Who cares about what other people think"

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Swann Swann
8/18/2017 6:19 AM
Myke wrote:

By what the accounts are ...more

It looks like a fairly stock Ducati Hypermotard to me. The frame was painted grey (unless you can get them that color?) so perhaps the bike was apart at some point but she ran the stunt successfully four times prior to the accident. Mechanical throttles rarely get 'stuck' open unless there's been damage (e.g. smashed throttle tube). Those Hypermotards usually have wrap-around handguards but those look to have been removed from her bike. I mean, if she wasn't even wearing a helmet... christ.

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Fourth_Floor Fourth_Floor
8/18/2017 7:25 AM

RIP to this young lady.

What is Hollywood's thought process behind the movie characters not wearing helmets? I read the above post saying this isn't uncommon when filming movies but how much would the overall quality of the film be effected if the riders wore helmets? Would anyone not go see Deadpool, Batman, etc b/c they wore helmets while riding motorcycles?

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Todd_Dooley Todd_Dooley
8/18/2017 9:02 AM

R. I. P. Joi..
Hope this isn't disrespectful to say at this time but it sounds like the throttle stuck.

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