YouTube star Grant Thompson has died aged 38, following a paragliding accident.
His family shared the sad news that the creator of viral YouTube series ‘King of Random’ had passed away following a crash near Sand Hollow State Park
TMZ has reported that Grant’s brother Mark had said the YouTuber had gone paragliding on Monday night and never returned.
He went on to reveal that authorities found his body on Tuesday but the family are still being briefed as to exactly what had happened.
Washington County Sheriff Office has reported that a paraglider had disappeared off the radar near Sand Hollow State Park.
They reported that Grant could not be reached on his mobile after he was over an hour late returning back to base, which then triggered the emergency services to search for him.
GPS data gave Grant’s coordinates which enabled a helicopter crew to locate his body.
Washington State County Officers have said that detectives are reviewing video footage that was captured by a recording device that was found at the crash site along with paragliding equipment.