YouTube Star Killed in Fiery Crash

Trevor Heitmann, an 18-year-old YouTube video gamer known by the handle “McSkillet,” died Friday after the car he was driving collided with another vehicle on Interstate 805 in north San Diego. A 43-year-old woman and 12-year-old girl also died in the collision.

Heitmann was driving his car south “at an accelerated speed” in the northbound HOV lane. He “collided head-on” with a northbound SUV, killing himself as well as the driver and passenger in the SUV, according to the San Diego Medical Examiner’s office.

Heitman’s YouTube channel primarily featured videos related to the video game “Counter-Strike: Global Offensive.” Heitman’s channel had more than 878,000 subscribers.

Source: Mother, daughter killed in fiery crash ID’d; 18-year-old wrong-way driver was a YouTube star – The San Diego Union-Tribune

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