The host of the She Rates Dogs podcast was killed Saturday morning after being struck by a hit-and-run driver in Los Angeles.
Mat George, 26, was mowed down at around 2.20am at he crossed Croft Avenue in Beverly Hills after the driver of a white BMW failed to stop for him.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
Confirming the news, co-host Michaela Okland tweeted: '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.'
Mat George - pictured with She Rates Dogs co-host Michaela Okland - died in a hit and run Saturday morning
Okland confirmed the tragic news in a Twitter post Saturday, saying she 'don't really have any other words right now'
Following a wave of tributes, she added: 'Thank you to everybody who's reached out, I'm really sorry but I probably won't respond for a while even if we are close.
'And thank you so much to everybody telling stories and sharing how he impacted you. Whenever you think of him in the future, please do talk about him.'
Police – who are investigating the incident - said the driver of a white BMW failed to stop for George before continuing eastbound on Beverly