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Matt Hughes: A Dedication To The Death Of A Storm Chaser

Posted by on November 4, 2010 at 9:25 AM EST

matt hughes deathHow exactly did the Discovery Channel Storm Chaser, Matt Hughes die?

Matt Hughes was a meteorologist that was featured on the hit show Storm Chasers which airs on the Discovery Channel. On May 26th, 2010 tragedy struck the lives of friends and family members when Matt Hughes died in Wichita, Kansas. The cause of Hughes’ death, while never made public, was said to have been unrelated to his death defying Storm Chaser gig.

While his death may have happened several months ago, it is finally being spread throughout the general population, thanks to the Discovery Channel. Last night on the Storm Chasers episode entitled “Dedication,” we took a look back at Matt Hughes while he was on the show. The show featured Matt’s last chase and was solely dedicated to his memory.

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I am unsure if the truth will ever come out about how Matt Hughes died or not but there are already speculation. Sources close to him have said that Hughes suffered from depression and that his death was a direct cause of injuries from an attempted suicide.

Regardless of how the young meteorologist died, our thoughts and prayers go out to all his friends and family. Storm Chasers will not be the same without you Matt Hughes, you will be missed.



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