YouTube Star Steph Pappas Father Killed by Suspected Drunk Driver
9/13/2022 8: 11 AM PT
Steph Pappas‘ father was killed by way of a suspected drunk driver in Ohio this weekend — and her mother was also injured … this in accordance with police.
John Pappas was pronounced dead on the scene Sunday night in Stark County after he and his wife, Kristine — both parents to the 22-year-old YouTube star — were struck by way of a driver traveling westbound … who cops say veered in to the Pappas’ vehicle.
Jackson Township PD tells TMZ … the driver is thought to have sideswiped the Pappas’ car after veering off the centerline, and that there is heavy harm to the driver’s side door.
First responders rushed to the scene, but officials from the Coroner’s Office found John had succumbed to his injuries. Kristine was rushed to a healthcare facility — her condition is unknown.
Cops say drugs and/or alcohol are believed to become a contributing factor to the crash, however … no arrests have already been made yet. Jackson Township won’t reveal what obvious signs of impairment they observed, however they do say they’re investigating and collecting samples to provide to prosecutors … that they believe will result in criminal charges.
Steph includes a massive following being an up-and-coming influencer — she’s 1.4 million subscribers and thousands of IG followers aswell. She’s acknowledged her father’s passing online, saying she “wants my father back.”
Other influencers, like Shane Dawson, have sent their condolences.
John was 53.