Subscribers remember the influencer Julia Hennessy Cayuela.
According to the Brazilian newspaper O Tempo, citing the Federal Highway Police of Paraná and Ecovia, the rising social media star died in a motorcycle accident in São José dos Pinhais, Brazil on Thursday, July 15. She was 22 years old.
Local media, again citing the police, reported that Júlia and her husband, Daniel Cayuela, were traveling on the highway when they collided with a truck. Brazilian information portal G1, also citing police, wrote that the truck was suspected to be crossing lanes when the motorcycle struck the side of the vehicle. However, the news agency noted that the cause of the crash is still under investigation.
Through O Tempo, Júlia was taken by helicopter to a nearby hospital, where she later died. Her stepfather, Jerônimo Onofre, Recount G1 Júlia died in the early hours of Friday July 16.
“We were at home, me and my wife, Julia’s mother, when the hospital called to announce the news,” he recalled on the website. “We took a flight and at midnight we were in Curitiba. She died around 1:00 am”