"Indy" Disney performer dies from injury in rehearsal

Posted Tuesday, August 18, 2009 10:28 AM | Contributed by RatherGoodBear

Stunt performer Anislav Varbanov, 30, was fatally injured during a rehearsal for the "Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular." He was doing a tumbling roll after 7 p.m. when he was hurt. Disney workers dialed 911 at 7:34 p.m. to report that a cast member sustained a head injury. Varbanov was rushed to Florida Hospital Celebration Health, where he was pronounced dead at 8:53 p.m., Orange County sheriff's deputies said.

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