Erik Gates, who was a regular guest on Mythbusters, died as a result of a freak accident earlier this week. Read more on Erik Gates’ tragic death below.
Erik Gates died as the result of injuries from his 30 foot fall. Gates was reportedly on the job working as an electrician when he fell.
The following statement was posted on the Mythbusters Twitter account after the announcement of his death was made: “Team MB wishes to express our deepest sympathies on the passing of our beloved rocket expert, Erik.” and “You were an honorary MythBuster and will be sorely missed.”
Erik Gates was forty-seven years old.
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