Lee was struck and killed by an Amtrak train near Santa Barbara, Calif. On Friday, March 26, local police said, according to KEYT, a local subsidiary of ABC and FOX. Authorities said the influencer, a Canadian citizen who lived in the Santa Barbara area for about six months, was recently reported missing and left her home without taking her car, wallet, keys, card. identity and phone. KEYT reported that police said they feared Lee may have been suicidal.
“After living an extraordinary life and fighting a courageous battle with depression, our hearts are broken to share that Lee committed suicide on Friday,” a post read on his Instagram page on Monday, March 29. “She was the brightest light, a magnetic force of nature and was loved by so many. ”
Lee and Australian partner Max Bidstrup documented on Instagram and YouTube their Dodge Sprinter van trips across Canada and South America with their dog, Occy. The globetrotting couple announced their breakup in January 2020. Occy moved to Australia to live with Max, who also kept the van and continued to travel alone.