What happened to Alexander AJ Jennings from Outer Banks?

Alexander AJ Jennings served as Chase Stokes’ double and stand-in actor in Outer Banks, but a tragic event means he won’t be in season 3.

Season 3 of Outer Banks is scheduled to premiere on February 23, 2023, with the return of its starring cast: Chase Stokes (John B), Madelyn Cline (Sarah), Madison Bailey (Kiara), Jonathan Daviss (Pope), and Rudy Pankow (JJ).

Carlacia Grant, who portrays Cleo, was promoted to series regular for season 3 of Outer Banks, while Andy McQueen, Fiona Palomo, and Lou Ferrigno Jr are the new additions.

One member who won’t be returning, unfortunately, is Alexander AJ Jennings, who worked as Stokes’ stand-in. What happened to the budding actor?

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Alexander AJ Jennings’ death confirmed by Outer Banks casting company

Jennings, 22, passed away after he was struck in a hit-and-run accident on the morning of July 5, 2022. He was hit by two vehicles on Sol Legare Road in Charleston, South Carolina, jennings-chase-stokes-stand-in-hit-run-accident-1235058989/”reports Deadline. Outer Banks was filming season 3 at the time.

Stewart Casting, which works on the Netflix series, confirmed AJ Jennings’ death one day later.

“AJ was a beautiful, kind soul, and a bright light every day on set,” they wrote. “I can not fathom the shock and tragedy of AJ’s sudden loss and our thoughts are with his family and friends during this difficult time.”

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The actor reportedly left a party on foot and was waiting for an Uber at 2:15 am when he was struck by an unidentified vehicle.

According to Charleston County Sheriff’s Office, he was struck by one vehicle, which fled the scene, and a second vehicle 13 minutes later. The latter, suspected to be

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‘Outer Banks’ Stand-In Killed In Double Hit & Run Accident

A 22-year-old stand-in for the Netflix series Outer Banks was struck and killed in a hit-and-run accident early yesterday morning near Charleston, South Carolina.

Alexander “AJ” Jennings, who recently moved from New York to Charleston to work as a double/stand-in for actor Chase Stokes, was struck by two vehicles as he walked along Sol Legare Road, a main thoroughfare on James Island, between 2:30 and 3 a.m. on July 5.

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The incident did not occur during filming or on location.

According to the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office, Jennings was struck first by one vehicle, which fled the scene, and then a second vehicle, which also fled.

The driver of the second vehicle was later pulled over in a traffic stop.

Jennings’ death was confirmed by Kimmie Stewart Casting, which is working on the show.

“It is with great sadness that I share on Tuesday Alexander “AJ” Jennings’ mother informed me of his tragic death,” Stewart wrote on Facebook. “Outer Banks crew & cast suffered a terrible loss when AJ was stuck by two cars, that fled the scene early this morning.”

Stewart continued, “AJ was a beautiful, kind soul & a bright light every day on set. He moved to Charleston from New York to work as our John B photo double/stand in this season. I cannot fathom the shock and tragedy of AJ’s sudden loss and our thoughts are with his family and friends during this difficult time.

Stokes, in an Instagram Story post, wrote, “Still trying to process why certain things happen, and why the world works in the ways that it does. My heart is shattered. Your life was just starting. We JUST talked about how pumped you were about your tunes, how far you’d come with that ole 6 string and

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