22-Year-Old YouTuber Albert Dyrlund Dies After Falling Over 600 Feet from Italian Mountain While Filming Video

Albert Dyrlund, a YouTuber from Denmark, was filming a video in the Italian Alps when he fell to his death on Wednesday, Danish and Italian outlets reported.

Italian outlet, Rai News reported Dyrlund was recording a video on his cellphone on Mount Seceda in Val Gardena, Italy, when he fell more than 600 feet.

A rescue helicopter was sent but could not save him in time, Rai reported.

Dyrlund’s family confirmed his death to various local outlets. His mother, Vibe Jørger Jensen asked for privacy during this grieving period, Rai News reported.

Maria Andersen, Dyrlund’s girlfriend, told Ekstra Bladet she was told of his death on Thursday and is “devastated.” The pair met in 2020 and said they were best friends.

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SOURCE: USA Today, Gabriela Miranda