Grant Thompson, YouTube star, who was best known as “The King of Random,” is dead at age 38. He died in a paragliding accident, on Monday, TMZ reports. Mark Thompson, His brother told that the Grant’s body was found on Tuesday near Sand Hollow State Park, in Utah, by authorities in Washington County Sheriff’s Office.
By using a helicopter GPS coordinates, the Grant Thompson’s body was located, and the investigators are reviewing a video recording device, that was found at the site of crash to help determine the cause.
GrantThompson had more than 11 million followers on Youtube and he is having over 2.4 billion views on his YouTube channel and he was known as “The King of Random” and shared the experiments, life hacks and the random projects with his fans.
The channel by Thompson said, “There is excitement found in discovering the unknown, so join us and let’s build something great together,”
On Tuesday, his YouTube channel was updated with an “in memoriam” video, “It is with great sadness to inform everyone that Grant Thompson passed away last night,” the video said. “Grant had great love and appreciation for his fans. We invite you to share your thoughts for Grant and the channel in the comments.”
“Please do a random act of love or kindness today in honor of The King of Random. Grant’s legacy will live on in the channel and the global community he created.”