Albert Dyrlund, a popular Danish YouTube star, and Instagram influencer has died after falling hundreds of feet in the Italian Alps while filming a video. He was 22.
Dyrlund was known for his songs “Emoji” and “Waffles” as well as the 2019 comedy film “Team Albert.”
The YouTuber had 171,000 subscribers, and 235,000 Instagram followers.
As being reported, he was filming content for his YouTube channel when he fell 656 feet off Mount Seceda in Val Gardena, a scenic location high in the mountain range.
Following the news, friends and fans took to social media to mourn the tragic death young internet star.
Albert Dyrlund, one of the biggest youtubers in Denmark, fell down a cliff in Italy while filming a video and died.
May he Rest In Peace🕊 pic.twitter.com/5YT3x7Pos5
— Son Heung-min 손흥민 (@HeungMinMikkel) July 30, 2021
Jeg er helt ude af den. Jeg er grædefærdig og tom for ord. Jeg kan ikke forstå det. Jeg vil forevigt huske tilbage på alle vores minder. Du var en éner. Tak for denne gang, min ven. Hvil i fred 💔 pic.twitter.com/HTx4V75PC8
— Rasmus Brohave (@RasmusBrohave) July 30, 2021
Denmark’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed the young influencer’s death to Copenhagen newspaper Ekstra Bladet.
His mother, Vibe Jørger Jensen, confirmed her son’s death to the Danish news outlet TV2.
She requested privacy for his family during this difficult time.
“We are in great grief, but I would like his fans to know,” she said.