A look back at previous tragedies on Hollywood movie sets after Alec Baldwin ...

A look back at previous tragedies on Hollywood movie sets after Alec Baldwin ...
A look back at previous tragedies on Hollywood movie sets after Alec Baldwin ...

The Hollywood community is still reeling after the death of 42-year-old director of photography Halyna Hutchins on the New Mexico set of Rust on Thursday.

The 42-year-old was fatally struck by some sort of projectile that was fired out of a prop gun by Rust star Alec Baldwin, succumbing to her injuries shortly after arriving at the hospital via helicopter.

Sadly, Hutchins' death is the latest in a long line of tragedies on the sets of movies and TV shows throughout the years, which we'll examine below.

Cut short: Brandon Lee, the son of martial arts icon Bruce Lee, was a rising star before one of the most tragic deaths in Hollywood history cut his life short

Cut short: Brandon Lee, the son of martial arts icon Bruce Lee, was a rising star before one of the most tragic deaths in Hollywood history cut his life short

The Crow (1993) - Blank Round Kills Actor Brandon Lee

Brandon Lee, the son of martial arts icon Bruce Lee, was a rising star before one of the most tragic deaths in Hollywood history cut his life short.

The actor was filming a scene where his character was killed by street thugs, when a dummy cartridge was replaced with a blank round, which was fired into his abdomen with the same force as a live bullet.

After six hours of unsuccessful emergency surgery, Lee succumbed to his injuries at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington, North Carolina at just 28. 

Tragedy: Tragedy struck the set of Edward Norton's directorial debut Motherless Brooklyn in March 2018, when fire broke out on the set

Tragedy: Tragedy struck the set of Edward Norton's directorial debut Motherless Brooklyn in March 2018, when fire broke out on the set

Motherless Brooklyn (2018) - Set Fire Kills FDNY Firefighter

Tragedy struck the set of Edward Norton's directorial debut Motherless Brooklyn in March 2018, when fire broke out on the set.

The FDNY was called in to contain the blaze, with decorated fireman Michael Davidson, 37, who had been on the FDNY for 15 years, dying on the set.

He had been cited for bravery four times during his tenure, leaving behind a wife and four daughters. 

Jon-Erik: Actor Jon-Erik Hexum (left) was filming a scene where he was meant to simulate Russian Roulette, when a cartridge in the gun was fired and fatally struck him in the head.

Jon-Erik: Actor Jon-Erik Hexum (left) was filming a scene where he was

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