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These 7 Bachelor Nation Stars Died Way Too Young

Bachelor Deaths tyler Gwozdz
Source: The Bachelorette

Jan. 27 2020, Published 6:00 p.m. ET

Though The Bachelor and The Bachelorette have become synonymous with all things love and romance, sadly, many of the show's hopefuls have met tragic and untimely deaths. We have compiled a list of the most shocking Bachelor Nation losses:

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Michael Nance Bachelor
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Michael Nance unexpectedly died on Memorial Day 2017. Nance, who competed for Emily Maynard's love during season eight of The Bachelorette, was only 31-years-old. But Michael is only the latest alum to die too young. In fact, there's been a total of six deaths in the Bachelor family. Click through to find out past competitors who died at a disturbingly young age.

Erin
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Erin Storm died in a 2016 plane crash. The 41-year-old, who vied for Matt Grant's heart in 2008, was flying the aircraft by herself when it crashed down in Los Angeles.

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Julien Hug
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Julien Hug, who competed on Jillian Harris' season of The Bachelorette, died in 2010 from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. In his suicide note, which was read at his funeral, Hug wrote, "I've suffered from severe depression for years. I feel awful and don't know how to cope. If life's not enjoyable, why stick around?"

Eric
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Eric Hill, who appeared on Andi Dorfman's season, died while paragliding in Utah. He was only 32. His 2014 passing occurred while the season was still filming.

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Lex
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Alexa 'Lex' McAllister committed suicide via drug overdose in 2016 after suffering from depression and bipolar disorder. The 31-year-old vied for Jake Pavelka's heart in 2010.

Gia
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Gia Allemand died in 2013 after committing suicide by hanging.. Her then-boyfriend, NBA player Ryan Anderson, found Gia in her apartment and was pronounced dead not long after she was taken to a New Orleans hospital.

Tyler Gwozdz was a contestant from the 15th season of The Bachelorette. The 29-year-old who vied for Hannah Brown's heart, died on January 22 after suspected overdose. The Florida native reportedly locked himself in a bathroom before police were called. He stayed in the hospital for a week and was in critical but stable condition before his death.

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