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Last Updated: Monday, 1 October 2007, 19:08 GMT 20:08 UK
Batman film stunt death man named
Conway Wickliffe
Conway Wickliffe was a father of two children, aged four and 12
A special effects technician working on the new Batman film who was killed during a stunt test run in Surrey has been named as a man from New Zealand.

Father-of-two Conway Wickliffe, 41, was on a camera truck filming an unmanned special effects car, when it struck a tree last Monday afternoon.

His wife, Dee, described him as "my soul mate, my life and a wonderful father with a loving soul".

The accident happened on private land at a test track in Longcross.

In a statement, movie company Warner Bros Pictures said the accident had happened at a special effects facility for Batman: The Dark Knight.

Surrey Police are leading an investigation into the incident in partnership with the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

Batman: The Dark Knight, starring Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Gary Oldman and Morgan Freeman, is due to be released in UK cinemas next summer.


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