Channel 4 and YouTube star Emily Hartridge has been killed in a tragic accident

The 35-year-old was involved in a collision with a lorry while riding an e-scooter near her home in Battersea, south London on Friday morning.

Channel 4 and YouTube star Emily Hartridge has been killed in a tragic accident
Emily Hartridge,Channel 4 and youtube star

YouTube star Emily Hartridge, 35, staged her own funeral for Channel 4 show three years before she was hit and killed by a lorry in Britain's first electric scooter death

Emily Hartridge, 35, died following a crash in Battersea, south London, on Friday

Footage has re-emerged from mock funeral she hosted for Channel 4 in 2016
The show, 'Oh S***, I'm 30', saw Emily trying to deal with her 'quarter-life crisis'
Emily confessed not being happy, as she was single and financially insecure
But she was comforted by family and friends who praised her as 'one of a kind'
The YouTuber posted earlier this week on the benefits of dating a younger man

TV and YouTube star Emily Hartridge has been killed in a tragic accident, her Instagram account announced today.

The 35-year-old was involved in a collision with a lorry while riding an e-scooter near her home in Battersea, south London on Friday morning.

Her death is thought to be the first involving an e-scooter in Britain, which according to the Department for Transport are illegal to ride both on the road and pavement.  

Davina McCall led tributes to Ms Hartridge. She wrote: 'My heart goes out to Emily's family and friends. Such a shock. Sending you love and prayers.'

While television personality Calum Best - the son of footballer George Best - wrote: 'Jesus Christ no way this is so sad I’m so sorry.'

YouTube star Emily Hartridge was described as 'one of a kind' during a mock funeral service she hosted for a TV show three years before she was tragically killed.

The 35-year-old star became the first person to die while riding an electric scooter, when she collided with a lorry near her home in Battersea, south London on Friday morning.  

Now footage has re-emerged of Emily bringing together her family and friends to eulogise her for a Channel 4 series, 'Oh S***, I'm 30', which aired in 2016.

In the show, Emily is described as a young woman who is single, has no career path and living in her overdraft.

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