YouTuber Albert Dyrlund, from Denmark, passed on after a staggering mishap that elaborate him falling in the Italian Alps while shooting a video.
The web star, 22, tumbled from a tallness of 656 feet off Mount Seceda in Val Gardena. A helicopter had been sent to protect him, Dyrlund couldn’t be saved and was pronounced dead on the scene.
Albert’s mom Vibe Jørger Jensen, affirmed his demise to Danish media source TV2 and mentioned that the YouTuber’s fans regard the family’s protection.
He had 224,000 followers on Instagram and 168,000 YouTube subscribers.
In 2018 he starred in the movie Team Albert, a comedy about trying to make a living from YouTube, which won the audience prize at the 2019 Robert awards for Danish films.
He was also well known for music videos and sketches. Some of his hits include the songs “emoji,” “Waffles,” “Ulla” and “Summer.”
Tabloid newspaper Ekstra Bladet reported that Dyrlund had sparked controversy in recent years with some of his more outlandish content, which included him shaving his head and licking snails.
News of Dyrlund’s death is now spreading on social media, where
fans are expressing their shock and posting tributes.
rest in piece Albert Dyrlund. this is pretty surreal. he was only 22 years,” tweeted one fan. “for internationals, he had been a danish youtuber since a young age and very known in Denmark.”
We’ve lost a big Danish youtuber Albert Dyrlund, 22 yrs. He died while filming a youtube video on a cliff in Italy,” a fan tweeted. “May he rest in peace. And please be careful when making risky videos. Its not worth it.”
Another added: “Rest in piece Albert Dyrlund, thanks for the good memories.”
Rip Albert Dyrlund a legend saved my childhood,” said another.
One post reads: “rip albert dyrlund always in our hearts fly high.”