Three YouTube Stars Die After Falling over Waterfall

Numerous emergency personnel and vehicles have swarmed the parking lot at Shannon Falls Provincial Park

Numerous emergency personnel and vehicles have swarmed the parking lot at Shannon Falls Provincial Park

A YouTube star and two of his friends died after falling from one of the tallest waterfalls in British Columbia.

A popular vlogger of adventure travel and once-in-a-lifetime experiences is confirmed as one of three people who has died after going over a waterfall in British Colombia, Canada.

The accident occurred after Scraper slipped and fell off the waterfall, according to the Vancouver Sun. All three were caught in the heavy current and swept over the falls.

Ryker Gamble and Alexey Lyakh were part of the core group of Vancouver-based vloggers known for their YouTube channel High on Life SundayFundayz. They released a handsome and emotional tribute to the adventurous trio on their YouTube channel (watch above), and asked their 1.5 million followers to please respect theirs and the victims' families' privacy during the hard time.

Police said the trio was swimming in Shannon Falls when they "slipped and fell" which resulted in their deaths.

Holding back tears, Parker Heuser remembered them as "three of the warmest, kindest, most driven and outgoing people you could ever meet", and urged fans to respect their families' privacy. It's a shame their lives were cut short in their mid-20's, but it appears they made the most of each moment.

Lyakh and Gamble started High on Life with another childhood friend, Justis Price Brown and documented their travels online.

YouTube adrenaline junkies Ryker Gamble, Alexey Lyakh, and Megan Scraper all fell to their deaths when visiting Shannon Falls in British Columbia earlier this week.

Scraper was often featured in High On Life's videos and photos, and had her own following of about 173,000.

Last January, they were reportedly sentenced to seven days in jail for violating rules at multiple US national parks and banned from American public lands for five years, according to CBC.

Ryker Gamble's girlfriend posted an emotional tribute to him on her Instagram page, sharing the words of storyteller Heather Obscura as a way of expressing her grief.

Any funds left over will be given to the families to cover their travel, accommodation and other expenses, the GoFundMe page says.

"I'm making a conscious effort this summer to plan more adventures in nature and keep connecting with people who share similar values and mindsets as I do", Gamble wrote in a June 17 Instagram post.

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