Tor “Apetor” Eckhoff turned 57 years old
Norwegian Youtube star Tor Eckhoff, 57, has died after walking through the ice.
The accident happened in connection with him recording a video, according to the police.
Youtubeprofile Tor Eckhoff, 57, has died after walking through the ice in Kongsberg, reports Norwegian media.
The accident occurred on Friday in connection with him recording a video, according to the police. However, they do not want to comment on whether video equipment was found at the site.
It was a witness who heard cries for help and alerted the rescue service, writes VG. The YouTuber was found by rescue divers and life-saving efforts were made on the spot.
Eckhoff was flown by ambulance helicopter to hospital, but his life could not be saved.
Tor Eckhoff was successful under his Youtube alias “Apetor”. On the canal, he became known for his inventions and wild antics, often outdoors. His channel has close to 1.2 million followers.