Jeremy Renner was “run over” by an “extremely large piece of snow removal equipment” that weighed “at least 14,330 pounds,” according to local authorities.
Washoe County Sheriff Darren Balaam said during a press conference Tuesday that the PistenBully actor was “stuck” when the “Hawkeye” star tried to “retrieve” the car and “get [it] Moving.”
Although the 51-year-old was “successful”, he was away from the machines and “talking to a family member” when his PistenBully later “started rolling”.
The sheriff explained, “In an effort to stop PistenBully rolling in, Mr. Renner tried[ed] To get back in the driver’s seat at PistenBully. Based on our investigation, it’s at this point Mr. Renner [was] skip.”
Balaam noted that Renner was not thought to be “at all weak” during the “tragic incident” and no foul play was suspected.
News broke on Monday that the Oscar nominee was engaged “Critical but stable condition” In Nevada after a “weather related accident”.
Renner was I was airlifted to the hospital where he underwent surgery, according to TMZ.
“Thank you all for your kind words. 🙏,” he wrote. “I am too messed up right now to write. But I am sending love to all of you.”
Renner’s fellow Marvel franchise members shared their support in the comments.
“Get well soon, mate. Send love your way! Chris Hemsworth wrote, while Chris Evans called his co-star “tough as nails”.
Chris Pratt added, “Keep praying your way Brutha.”
Renner has lived in his remote mansion near Reno for nearly a decade. We say Men’s Health in November 2021 that his home “is not a horse farm [but] … more than a horsepower farm. “
The Golden Globe nominee shares custody of his daughter Ava, 9, with ex-wife Sonny Pacheco.
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