Fans are wondering what happened to Brielle Biermann’s friend, Ethan McCallister after she has been posting about him on social media. We look into this.
Long time best friend of Kim Zolciak-Biermann and her daughter Brielle Biermann passed away earlier this month after an incident that left him with fatal injuries.
Ethan McCallister was 28-years-old at the time of his passing, which involved a car accident. Fans are asking how it happened as they mourn his loss.
So, Exactly what happened to Brielle Biermann’s friend Ethan McCallister?
What happened to Brielle Biermann’s friend Ethan McCallister?
On Saturday, 3rd April 2021, Ethan McCallister was in the roadway when he was hit by a car at around 3 AM, in the area of Piedmont Heights, Atlanta. The driver did not stop his car, making it a hit-and-run incident, which was captured on a dashcam.
McCallister suffered severe injuries and was rushed to a hospital where he later passed away. Police are currently offering $2,000 as a reward for information that will lead to the driver’s arrest. He is thought to have been driving a Grey Jeep Grand Cherokee. A witness at the scene state to The Sun “He went so fast, he hit that guy and the guy just like flew in the air-He just hit the guy and ran away”. No arrests have been made at the time of writing this.
Kim and Brielle Biermann’s Instagram tribute
Ethan McCallister was seen as a long time family friend of Kim and Brielle Biermann. Brielle and Ethan were reportedly inseparable and spent every weekend together. In a tribute post to Ethan, Brielle states “We haven’t spent a weekend apart all year!!! How am I supposed to go anywhere without you?”.
Her mother Kim posted a picture of her daughter and Ethan together, with the caption “We will miss your huge beautiful smile, constant jokes, cowboy boots and infamous shirts.”. with an additional plea to the public with information about the driver, she goes on to say “The car was a TrackHawk Gray with yellow accent. PLEASE if you know ANYTHING please call the Atlanta Police”.
McCallister’s funeral arrangements and GoFundMe page
A GoFundMe page was set up for the McCallister family in the wake of Ethans passing to help them with funeral costs, with all money going to Ethan’s mother, Jodi and his father, Keith.
The page was set up by Ignacio Vargas, a friend of the McCallister family with Jody McCallister as the Beneficiary. Kim also shared the page on her Instagram bio and story.
At the time of writing this, the GoFundMe page has reached $71,760 of the $100,000 goal, with over 400 people having donated so far. The funeral arrangements were posted 2 days after his passing and state that the service will take place at Barrett Funeral Home 118 N Brooks St, Cleveland, GA 30528, more details can be seen on the GoFundMe page.