There is sad news to report out of Los Angeles this week in the realm of video games. Brigitte Burdine, a casting director with a body of work dating back to 2000 was fatally wounded in a hit-and-run vehicular accident. The LA Weekly reports that Burdine was struck by a yet unknown assailant while walking home from a date with her boyfriend. We at Mortal Kombat Online extend our condolences to her family, friends and loved ones.

Brigitte Burdine worked on Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe as the casting director and is credited with casting the upcoming Mortal Kombat (2011) as well. Her decade long career includes other hit titles such as World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King and Tales of Symphonia. If you happen to have any information about the dark sedan reportedly involved in the accident, please contact the Los Angeles Police Department.