LOS ANGELES, CA. (THECOUNT) — Mat George, a popular podcaster and internet personality, has been identified as the victim in a fatal saturday hit-and-run in Los Angeles.
George, 26, was killed in a hit-and-run collision in Los Angeles on Saturday.
According to the Los Angeles Police Department, George, an alum of Arizona State University, was struck in a hit-and-run early Saturday morning in the Beverly Grove neighborhood of Los Angeles.
As of Saturday evening, the investigation was still ongoing.
Known on Instagram and Twitter as @matchu_chutrain, George had nearly 80,000 followers between the two social media platforms and had a loyal following. An alum of Arizona State University, he was also a co-host on the beloved podcast “She Rates Dogs” with Michaela Okland.
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