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YouTube's star Grant Thompson, 'The King of Random', killed paramotor crash in Utah

Photo: Grant Thompson / Facebook

WASHINGTON COUNTY, Utah, July 30, 2019 (Gephardt Daily) – Jonathan Grant Thompson, aka known by his YouTube moniker "The King of Random," and followed by 11.6 million viewers

Thompson's body was recovered Tuesday morning.

Thompson's the most popular YouTube creator.

Thompson's Facebook page posted the news of his death:

Grant Thompson passed away last night. Grant had great love and appreciation for his fans. We invite you to share your thoughts on Grant and the channel. Please do a random act of love or kindness today in honor of The King of Random.

A Washington County sheriff's statement – Thompson said Thompson's family members reported him overdue Monday. [19659003] "The pilot was reported leaving the Dixie Springs subdivision near Sand Hollow State Park.

Officers with the Hurricane Police Department and the Bureau of Land Management responded to the incident based on where the pilot departed from. GPS coordinates for where the pilot's phone was at 9 p.m.

"Volunteers with the Washington County Sheriff's Office Search & Rescue and Flight Helicopters were requested to assist in locating the pilot. Dispatchers were able to obtain GPS location of the pilots cell phone.

The Life Flight crew landed and confirmed the paramotor operator was deceased. The victim was hurricane resident, and said his name was with his own pending notification of family members.

The paramotor equipment and a video recording device were recovered. Officials are reviewing the video "to determine the factors," the statement said.

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