Larry The Cable Guy Cancels Performances

HOBBS, N.M. (April 4, 2014) Larry the Cable Guy has canceled upcoming performances in New Mexico and Utah because of an injury he received on a movie set.

The blue-collar comedy actor was hurt in a fall Wednesday night while on set filming in Vancouver, British Columbia and won't be traveling to Hobbs, N.M., for a scheduled show.

Lea County economic development administrator Lyn Edwards said the event center received news Thursday morning that the comedian would not be available for the April 5 performance.

Edwards says the comedian, whose real name is Daniel Whitney, was taken to the hospital after his injury and is expected to recover.

He also canceled an upcoming Orem, Utah, show.

Whitney was a member of the Blue Collar Comedy Tour, which also included Bill Engvall, Ron White and Jeff Foxworthy.

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