Russell Brand Dies in Snowboarding Accident

Russell Brand, British Comedian and ex of Katy Perry has died in a snowboarding accident at the Zermatt ski resort in Zermatt, Switzerlandwhile vacationing  with family and friends. Witnesses indicate that Russell Brand lost control of his snowboard and struck a tree at a high rate of speed.

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Russell Brand was air lifted by ski patrol teams to a local hospital, however, it is believed that the actor died instantly from the impact of the crash. The actor was wearing a helmet at the time of the accident and drugs and alcohol do not appear to have played any part in his death. Details are still being sorted through and updates will be posted ASAP.

This was on Russell’s Google +:

Russell Brand

Aug 8, 2012  –  Public

“Between now and death, it would be ever so nice if I were able to achieve something that were truly valuable – some evocation of beauty, togetherness, some exposure of the illusion of separation and some connection between people.”

This was found on his website by the writer:

Bloody hell. I better cancel the milk.

14 mins ago

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