Tarzan Actor Joe Lara has passed away in a plane crash with his wife, and 5 other passengers, according to authorities and the police. According to TMZ, Joe’s private plane, a Cessna 501, took off from Smyrna Airport on Saturday and was headed for Palm Beach. But, shortly after taking off, it crashed into Percy Priest Lake.
Fire and other rescue workers were called to the location after the accident, however authorities told TMZ that the passengers were dead in the crash after an all-night operation.
Their families were informed shortly after, and an investigation is underway to identify the reason of the crash, according to TMZ.
According to TMZ, a total of seven passengers were killed in the crash. Lara was with his Christian diet guru wife, Gwen Lara. Locals were said to be among the others.
Lara has also appeared in Tarzan in Manhattan, Steel Frontier, Sunset Heat, Gunsmoke: The Last Apache, American Cyborg: Steel Warrior, The Magnificent Seven, Baywatch, and Tropical Heat, among other films.