‘Wipeout’ contestant dies upon completing obstacle course challenge


A contestant on the TBS series “Wipeout” has died after completing one of the show’s obstacle courses.

According to TMZ and People, a male contestant sought medical attention upon finishing the challenge and was seen by on-site medical staff.

Paramedics were called and the individual was taken to the hospital, where he later died, reported the outlets.

While the contestant’s identity has yet to be revealed, law enforcement sources told TMZ they received a cardiac arrest call and medics allegedly used a defibrillator on the individual.

The production had safety protocols on set to ensure the health of contestants.