WHO IS ALEXANDER ‘AJ’ JENNINGS AS OUTER BANKS STAND-IN DIES IN ROAD ACCIDENT?

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Alexander “AJ” Jennings, who was 22 and played the body double for Chase Stokes at Outer Banks, died in an accident on Tuesday, July 5.

Netflix and the show’s cast were shocked to hear of his death, and many people have taken to social media to honor him.

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Chase, who plays the main character on the show, wrote a touching tribute to AJ on Instagram after learning of his sad death.

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WHO WAS ALEXANDER “AJ” JENNINGS?

At the time of his death, AJ was 22 years old. The Sun says he was born in upstate New York.

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At Outer Banks, he represented Chase’s character. But the tragedy did not happen during filming or where it was filmed.

It seems the last time AJ traveled to Charleston, South Carolina was when Season 3 of the hit Netflix show was filming there.

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Since he doesn’t seem to have used social media much, not much is known about his personal life.

Kimmie Stewart Casting heard from his mother that he had passed away.

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An Outer Banks deputy was killed in a car accident.

OUTER BANKS STAND-IN KILLED IN A ROAD ACCIDENT

A post shared by the casting agency said two cars hit AJ and “fleeed the scene.”

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According to Deadline, the accident happened between 2:30 a.m. and 3:00 a.m. on July 5 while he was walking Sol Legare Road on James Island.

Stewart Casting also says he moved to Charleston from New York “to work as our backup/photo double for John B this season.”

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“AJ was a beautiful person with a kind heart who was always a bright light on set,” the agency wrote in its statement.

CHASE STOKES PAYS TRIBUTE TO HIM

Chase can’t come to terms with how quickly AJ died. The actor said some nice things about his body double in his recent Instagram Story.

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“I’m still trying to figure out why things happen the way they do and why the world works the way it works. My heart is broken. Her life had only just begun. “We ONLY talked about how passionate you were about your music, how far you’ve come with that old 6-string and how you wanted to continue making art,” Chase wrote on Instagram.

“Always and always warming other people’s hearts and being so damn selfless. I wish I had more words to say now, but the last day has been hard to say the least. We all loved you and you made us all better people because you were in our lives. Thank you AJ Angel, fly high.”

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