Halyna Hutchins, cinematographer killed on Alec Baldwin movie, remembered as a 'brilliant talent'

Halyna Hutchins.
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Tributes are pouring in for Halyna Hutchins, the "brilliant" cinematographer killed in an accident on the set of the Alec Baldwin movie Rust.

The Santa Fe sheriff's office said Thursday Baldwin fired a prop firearm on the movie set in New Mexico, and Hutchins, the director of photography, was struck by a projectile. She was airlifted to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead. She was 42. The film's director, Joel Souza, was also injured.

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