A popular YouTube star, famous for his life hack videos, was found dead by Utah police after he went missing Monday during a paragliding trip.
Grant Thompson, 38, was reported missing to the St. George Emergency Dispatch Center at around 10:30 p.m. Monday after family members became concerned when he did not return from a paragliding trip near Sand Hollow State Park...
YouTube issued a statement regarding Thompson’s death: “We're deeply saddened to learn of the tragic loss of Grant Thompson, a gifted, passionate and endlessly curious creator. We send our deepest condolences to his loving family, The King of Random team and fans.”
The sheriff’s office said Tuesday that rescue teams were able to recover Thompson’s paragliding equipment and a recording device which should reveal what factors led to the fatal crash.