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   Stunt goes wrong, flaming arrow hits 'America's Got Talent' performer

Stunt goes wrong, flaming arrow hits 'America's Got Talent' performer

AP
Published : Aug 4, 2016, 9:29 am IST
Updated : Aug 4, 2016, 9:29 am IST

Sword swallower Ryan Stock's fiance missed her target, with the flaming arrow hitting Stock on the neck.

 Stock later blamed a 'mechanical failure' for the mishap. (Photo: America's Got Talent Youtube screengrab)
  Stock later blamed a 'mechanical failure' for the mishap. (Photo: America's Got Talent Youtube screengrab)

Sword swallower Ryan Stock's fiance missed her target, with the flaming arrow hitting Stock on the neck.

Los Angeles:

A stunt performer says he's okay after being hit in the neck with a flaming arrow during a live broadcast of NBC's "America's Got Talent" on Tuesday.

Sword swallower Ryan Stock had downed a long rod with a target on the end for his fiancee AmberLynn Walker to shoot at with her crossbow. Her flaming arrow missed the mark and hit Stock in the neck. The judges and crowd sat in stunned silence before Stock told host Nick Cannon he was OK.

Simon Cowell interrupted fellow judge Heidi Klum to implore Stock to seek medical attention. Cannon later said Stock was checked out by an EMT.

Stock later blamed a "mechanical failure" for the mishap. He says on Twitter that he was "very fortunate to walk away."