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Producer Brian Gerber found dead after car plunges from highway in possible suicide

Documentary producer Brian Gerber has been found dead after his vehicle plunged from Angeles Crest Highway Wednesday morning in a possible suicide.
Documentary producer Brian Gerber has been found dead after his vehicle plunged from Angeles Crest Highway Wednesday morning in a possible suicide. Facebook screenshot

Documentary producer Brian Gerber has been found dead. Friends and relatives flocked to Twitter and Facebook in an effort to find the producer, who was reported missing over the weekend.

Coroner's spokesman Ed Winter says Gerber's body was recovered Wednesday morning after being found in a vehicle that plunged from Angeles Crest Highway.

Winter says the death is being investigated as a possible suicide. Two anonymous sources told the Wrap that Gerber was last seen on Sunday and left a note.

"Those same sources said the police have found Gerber's car in the Los Angeles Crest," stated a post on the Wrap. "But police would not officially confirm out of concern for Gerber's family."

Gerber is best-known for his work with Leonardo DiCaprio on the environmental film "The 11th Hour."

The 41-year-old's film credits include "The Dungeon Masters," which focused on three Dungeons and Dragons game devotees. According to a biography on his company's website, Gerber worked with the band R.E.M. and has worked on several music documentaries.

He also co-founded a series of conferences titled "Digital Hollywood."

He is survived by his wife, actress Arabella Field and two young sons.

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