MythBusters Star Jessi Combs Dead Following Horrific Accident Trying To Break Her Own Record
MythBusters star Jessi Combs is dead following a horrific car accident. The racer and TV personality was attempting to beat her own land-speed record when she tragically passed away.
Local reports indicated the 36-year-old was driving a jet-powered land-speed car on Tuesday in the Alvord Desert when the crash happened. An exact cause of the accident is being determined, and an investigation is underway into the tragic death.
Combs team member and friend, Terry Madden confirmed the news of her passing in an emotional Instagram message on Wednesday.
"So, I don't know how to say any of this but it all needs said. I have never loved or been loved by anyone as much as this amazing woman Jessi Combs. She was truly my unicorn, and I enjoyed every single minute that I had with her. She was the most amazing spirit that I have ever or will ever know. Unfortunately, we lost her yesterday in a horrific accident, I was the first one there and trust me we did everything humanly possible to save her!!" Madden began his heartfelt and lengthy message.
He went on to discuss how he is not ok, as well as how Combs family would release a proper statement later. Madden also wanted to let fans know there will be specific information on where to donate in honor of the Combs.
"Please donate to nothing, I know there will be people try, we are finishing the documentary as she wished and the world will know the truth and her foundation will use those funds to do amazing things in this world and make her legacy live on properly. In the coming days, her family and I will get the proper channels put together that you can then donate to that foundation, but until you hear it from me, wait please," he explained.
Madden ended his message by thanking fans, as well as promising to continue to support others the way the Mythbusters star did.
Three days before the horrific accident, Combs posted a picture of her jet-powered car. She even acknowledged the danger she was facing by trying to beat her own record.
Fans, friends, and family are all mourning the loss of Jessi Combs, who is dead after being involved in a horrific car accident on Tuesday.