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Eminem's stunt double died in car accident

Ryan Shepard, who was formerly Eminem's stunt double, has passed away at the age of 40. Shepard was well-known for his role as the rapper's stand-in at various events, including the MTV Movie Awards, concerts, and music videos.

His death was confirmed by his brother Kyle, who spoke to TMZ. It was reported that Shepard was involved in a fatal pedestrian accident in January, where he was hit by a pickup truck while crossing the street. Despite being rushed to the hospital, he was pronounced dead upon arrival.
Ryan Shepard served not only as Eminem's stunt double but also as his photo double and stand-in, performing at various events and media appearances. He was most notably known for his appearance at the MTV Movie Awards as Eminem's superhero character, Rap Boy.

Ryan Shepard was born on January 18, 1983.

In the early 2000s, Ryan Shepard was Eminem's stunt double.

He worked as both his stand-in and photo double. Ryan appeared as Eminem's superhero character, Rap Boy, at the MTV Movie Awards.

In 2002, Shepard joined Eminem for his Anger Management Tour followed by his Japan and Europe tour the next year.

Ryan Shepard had the opportunity to perform alongside Eminem once again in 2002 for the Anger Management Tour, and in 2003 for the rapper's Japan and Europe tour. He also appeared as Eminem's double in the music video for D12's "Purple Hills." Ryan was known to be highly intelligent, and went on to work at Disney as a ride mechanical engineer before eventually joining Elon Musk's SpaceX as a test automation engineer, according to his brother Kyle.

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