YouTube star Emily Hartridge died late last week at the age of 35 after a sudden accident.
The information was made public on her official Instagram page on Saturday with an open letter to her followers and fans.
“Hello everybody. It is a horrible thing to say over Instagram; however, we all know lots of you have been expecting to see Emily as we speak, and that is the one way to contact you. Emily was affected in an accident yesterday and passed away. All of us liked her to bits, and she is going to never be forgotten,” the assertion read. “She has touched so many lives; it is hard to think about things without her. She was a really special person.”
In response to The Guardian newspaper, the accident was an electric scooter crash on Friday morning close to London.
The YouTube community instantly spoke out in shock and sadness about the British star.
YouTube Creators tweeted, “We’re deeply saddened to learn about the tragic loss of a really gifted British creator, Emily Hartridge. Our thoughts and condolences go to all of her family members and followers.”
Maddie Bruce, a beauty blogger on YouTube, added on Instagram, “I actually can’t imagine this sending her family and friends so much love I completely loved Emily’s account it was so full of sunshine and positivity.”
Zoe Hardman added, “Completely devastating news finding it so hard to know how this might occurred. All my thoughts are with her family.”
There is a slew of other notes and well wishes to her followers and family.