- After being in a coma for days, veteran actor Eddie Garcia has passed away Thursday
- He tripped and fell while shooting a TV series for GMA Network last June 8 and had been in critical condition
- He was officially diagnosed with a severe cervical fracture and was placed on “do-not-resuscitate” status last June 15
He died at 4:55 p.m. of June 20, according to a medical bulletin issued by the Makati Medical Center.
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“We join the entire Filipino community in praying for the soul of Mr. Garcia and his dearly beloved family and friends,” the Makati Medical Center said in a statement.
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On June 8, Garcia sustained a serious neck injury in an on-set accident of a GMA Network soap. The award-winning actor was first rushed to Mary Johnston Hospital before being transferred to Makati Medical Center.