Accident on'xXx' set made Vin Diesel serious about stunts

 Death of his stunt double while filming an action sequence for "xXx" made Vin Diesel more serious about such scenes.

Accident on'xXx' set made Vin Diesel serious about stunts

Los Angeles: Death of his stunt double while filming an action sequence for "xXx" made Vin Diesel more serious about such scenes.

The 48-year-old action star now prefers to keep a check on security measures, stunt work and the rehearsals while working on action scenes, reported ET online.

"There was a bad experience early on, where we lost one of the stunt guys; a guy named Harry O'Connor, who was a great guy on xXx," Diesel said.

O'Connor died during a rappelling stunt when he hit a bridge at high speed and was killed instantly.

"That was a big eye opener for me and that probably more than anything has made me that focused on safety and rehearsal. I probably take it, take the rehearsal of action sequences and choreography, that much more serious because of it," he added.

Released in 2002, "xXx" went on to become a box office success.

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