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YouTuber Grant Thompson, aka 'The King of Random,' Killed in Paragliding Accident


YouTube star Grant Thompson died Monday, July 29, and the internet is in mourning. The King of Random star had over 11.6 million subscribers on his popular channel, which features videos of Grant going on adventures and conducting all kinds of experiments. 

So how did Grant Thompson die? And how would his loved ones like you to honor his legacy? Here's what you need to know. 

How did Grant Thompson die?

Per the Salt Lake Tribune, Grant was killed in a paragliding crash in southern Utah late Monday. A news release from the Washington County sheriff's office said the cause of the accident is currently under investigation. 

Authorities were able to recover the crashed paraglider as well as video taken during the flight. The Salt Lake Tribune reported that no foul play was suspected in Grant's tragic death.