The co-host of the popular podcast “She Rates Dogs” was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver early Saturday in Los Angeles.
Mat George, 26, was struck at about shortly before 2:30 a.m., CBS LA reported, citing the Los Angeles Police Department.
Police said George was not in a marked crosswalk when he was hit by a white BMW that continued eastbound on Beverly Boulevard without stopping. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Michaela Okland, George’s podcast co-host, confirmed his death on Twitter.
I would rather you guys here this from me than a news article. Mat was killed in a hit and run last night. I don’t really have any other words right now. I wish I could contact everybody who knows him personally but the news is already out and I just can’t do it right now
— michaela okland (@MichaelaOkla) July 17, 2021
“She Rates Dogs: The Podcast” was named after Okland’s popular social media page SheRatesDogs. The podcast discusses bad dating experiences and other “topics relevant to today’s culture and trending issues online, while bringing you modern relationship and life advice.”
Police ask that anyone with information about the accident to call them at 213-473-0234 or Crime Stoppers at 800- 222-8477.
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[Featured image: Mat George/Facebook]