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A "Power" production assistant died after an accident on the set of the Starz drama.

Pedro Jimenez was fatally struck by a SUV while setting up parking cones around 4:30 a.m. ET Monday for a Brooklyn location shoot. The 63-year-old had worked for the series since it premiered in 2014.

“We are deeply saddened by the loss of one of the members of our Power family,” a Starz spokesperson told Deadline. “Our thoughts are with Mr. Jimenez’ family as we work to fully understand what has happened.”

The NYPD is investigating the incident. Deadline reports the driver was a fellow member of the "Power."

Production has temporarily shut down on the sixth season; it's unclear when filming will resume.

The series was created by Courtney Kemp and is executive produced  by Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson (who also starred). In Season 5, Kanan (50 Cent) was killed in a violent encounter with the police. The finale saw Angela (Lela Loren) shot by Tommy (Joseph Sikora), as a horrified Ghost (Omari Hardwick) looked on.