Upcoming Bachelorette contestant dies in paragliding accident

logo_Prime_BacheloretteIt’s not the sort of news you want prior to a program going to air but one of the contestants on the upcoming season of The Bachelorette has died in a paragliding accident.

Eric Hill, a contestant on the upcoming season of The Bachelorette, passed away Wednesday following a paragliding accident on Sunday.

“Eric shared his final journey with us this morning as all his immediate family were able to be at his side when he passed away,” Hill’s sister Karen Tracy posted on Facebook. “Thank you to all of your love and support and prayers and fasting. It was amazing to be with so many of his friends and family yesterday in the hospital who came to express their love for Eric. He gave us such a gift of a life fully lived and fully shared, and allowed us all to be a part of his last adventure here on earth. It is hard to think of life without his bright spark, but we know he is on to new adventures. We look forward to carrying on his legacy here and greeting him joyfully again someday. I love you so much, little brother!”

The cast for the season is yet to be named but it is understood that Hill got the first 1-on-1 date of the season but had been eliminated prior to the accident.

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