Storm Chasers Matt Hughes’ death is a shock, indeed – you can watch the Matt Hughes Storm Chasers “Dedication” episode online in these video clips.
How did Storm Chaser Matt Hughes die?
Your first assumption may be that Matt Hughes’ death was related to one of his Storm Chasers adventures, but sadly, Hughes died from an injury sustained from a failed suicide attempt.
Matt Hughes leaves behind a wife and two sons.
Watch Matt Hughes’ final Storm Chasers episode “Dedication” online – the episode that first aired November 3 was “dedicated to his incredible last chase and is dedicated to his memory,” according to the network.
While Matt Hughes’ death was “unrelated to his storm-chasing activities,” it’s sad to hear that this 30 year old died after trying to take his own life.
Matt Hughes died on May 26.
The Discovery Channel website’s statement on Matt Hughes’ death: “Our thoughts and prayers are with Matt’s family, and we ask fans to kindly respect their privacy. A special memorial fund has been established to benefit Matt’s two young sons.”
Find out more about where to make donations.
You can see the Storm Chasers Dedication episode again when it airs November 6 at 9 a.m. on Discovery.