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Larry the Cable Guy cancels New Mexico, Utah shows after injury on movie set

HOBBS, N.M. - Larry the Cable Guy has cancelled a couple of upcoming performances in New Mexico and Utah due to an injury he suffered on a movie set.

The Hobbs News-Sun reports ( the blue-collar comedy actor was hurt in a fall Wednesday night while on set filming in Vancouver, British Columbia. He won't be travelling to Hobbs, N.M., for a scheduled show.

Lea County economic development administrator Lyn Edwards says the event centre received news Thursday morning that the comedian would not be making the April 5 performance.

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

He also cancelled 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.

The Canadian Press

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