THE family of TikTok star, Gia Pastion has revealed that she has passed away at the age of 19. Pastion’s family made the tragic announcement on social media.
“It is with great sadness that we, the family of Gia Pastion announce her sudden passing on June 11th, 2022,” read a post on the young influencer’s Instagram. “We invite you to honour and celebrate Gia’s life.”
Pastion boasted nearly 50,000 followers on TikTok, where she shared skits and food videos. In her last video, posted on the day before her death, Pastion announced that she would post a week’s worth of food videos.
Pastion stated she needed help with the menu for her upcoming food truck project and asked fans to share their favorite pizza toppings. Fellow TikTokers and fans of Pastion reacted to the news of her sudden death, flooding her comments section with condolences.
“Gia is a phenomenal, talented soul that inspires thousands, her legacy will continue as she’s made so many of us proud,” wrote one user. “Rest in paradise beautiful. “Awe My sincere condolences!” said Jayroy Makokis a Native American TikToker with nearly a million followers on the platform.
“I am keeping the family in my prayers.” The news comes just days after fellow TikToker, Cooper Noriega, also 19, passed away. The star was reportedly found unconscious in a mall parking lot outside of Los Angeles on June 9.
Sources told TMZ that although paramedics quickly arrived on the scene, they were unable to revive Cooper. The young star was not in a vehicle when authorities found him, and there were no signs of trauma on his body.
An insider has told the outlet that an autopsy will be performed and that no foul play has been suspected.Just hours before the teenager’s tragic passing, he posted an image of himself in bed on TikTok.