Popular Gamer Dies During 24-hour Fundraising Game Marathon
35 year old father of 3 and popular gamer, Brian Vigneault had spent about 22 hours playing the online game “World of Tanks” on Twitch.tv before he died.
He was streaming his game live and raising money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
Brian has raised more than $11,000 for various charities during his gaming career.
In the home stretch of his marathon, he stood up to take a smoke break, and never came back.
Virginia Beach police responded to a 911 call for cardiac arrest. Vigneault was pronounced dead at the scene.
The cause of his death is still under investigation with the medical examiner’s office.
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