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‘King of Random’ YouTuber killed in paragliding accident

‘King of Random’ YouTuber killed in paragliding accident
Posted at 9:38 PM, Jul 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-30 23:39:56-04

HURRICANE, Utah — Family, friends and followers are remembering a man killed while paragliding in Hurricane.

Police say Jonathan Grant Thompson, 38, was reported missing around 10:30 p.m. Monday night.

Washington County search and rescue workers and volunteers found his body near the Honeymoon Trail south of Hurricane early Tuesday morning thanks to a GPS locator he was wearing.

Thompson was a well-known YouTuber with more than 11.5 million subscribers, called “The King of Random.”