Actress Bevin Prince's shocking loss: her husband dies struck by lightning

Bizarre and sad news
Struck by lightning
He was an experienced sailor
A storm surprised him
Drifting lifeless body
Impossible to resuscitate him
A happy and close couple
Well-known actress
Her best friend, her greatest support
A warm goodbye
Two solidarity initiatives
Women entrepreneurs without resources
Families of SEAL Veterans
GoFundMe for the charities
A difficult farewell
Bizarre and sad news

Unexpected and devastating news for actress Bevin Prince, known for her role as Bevin Mirskey in the series 'One Tree Hill.' Her husband died in a bizarre accident.

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Struck by lightning

William Friend, Bevin's husband, died after being struck by lightning, WECT6 News reports. He was 33 years old.

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He was an experienced sailor

The local news channel recounts how William Friend was struck by lightning while sailing off the coast of Wilmington, North Carolina.

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A storm surprised him

The 33-year-old businessman was caught in a storm in open water. Then, a fatal lightning strike ended his life.

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Drifting lifeless body

As reported by WECT6 News, Wilmington Police Marine Unit recovered the boat and the lifeless body of William Friend on the water.

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Impossible to resuscitate him

Paramedics tried to resuscitate him for more than 20 minutes, but there was nothing they could do to save his life.

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A happy and close couple

The young businessman, who had an indoor cycling business with Bevin Prince, had been married to the actress for more than six years.

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Well-known actress

Bevin Prince, who also appeared in well-known series such as 'House' and 'Desperate Housewives,' has not yet commented on the death of her husband.

Her best friend, her greatest support

Odette Annable (pictured), also an actress and the best friend of Bevin Prince, did comment on the passing of William Friend.

A warm goodbye

"What a gift you gave to everyone who knew you to witness the passion that burned in your soul. The passion to help people, to build your business, to find happiness," she posted.

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"The world lost a really really good one"

Odette Annable points to William Friend as her friend's "love of her life" and highlights how "the world lost a really really good one."

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Two solidarity initiatives

The actress asked those who can afford it to collaborate with the two solidarity initiatives that William Friend was engaged in.

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Women entrepreneurs without resources

On the one hand, there's a project to support women without resources who want to set up a business on their own.

Families of SEAL Veterans

On the other hand, he created an initiative to raise funds to help the families of SEAL veterans.

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GoFundMe for the charities

To this end, the family of the deceased has created a GoFundMe campaign. They try to raise $250,000 to carry out both projects. In just under 24 hours, the initiativ exceeded $67,000, so it seems that the goal will be achieved.

Photo: GoFundMe

A difficult farewell

However, the price to achieve it was too high. William Friend was only 33 years old.

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