BRIELLE Biermann shared the sad news that her best friend, Ethan McCallister, was “killed in a hit and run” on Saturday.
The Don’t Be Tardy star, 24, mourned the loss with an emotional tribute and said she’s “sick to [her] stomach.”
Brielle posted a slideshow of sweet photos of her late friend, writing: “Ethan…. i can’t believe I’m even writing this. I’m sick sick sick to my stomach.
“You are my happiness my joy my light in this very dark world.. the life of the party and the sweetest soul I’ve been blessed to know.
“You are my best friend. My heart. My everything. There will never be another you. Ever ever ever.”
She continued: “You came into this world with 1 mission… make people smile. You were damn good at it too.
“There was never a moment i wasn’t laughing with you!! We haven’t spent a weekend apart all year!!!
“How am i supposed to go anywhere without you? How am i supposed to laugh, smile, GO TO MIAMI OR DRINK 1942 WITHOUT YOU!?
“God i love you ethan. I really really do. I can’t wait to see you again.”
Brielle’s mom Kim Zolciak wrote on her Instagram about Ethan’s death, as well, and asked her followers for help in finding out more information about the accident.
According to 11alive, Atlanta police showed up at the scene around 4 a.m. after Ethan was hit by a driver who did not stop.
He was transported to the hospital but died shortly thereafter at the age of 28.
The 42-year-old reality star said she wants to “make sure justice is served” and could use everyone’s help.
She wrote: “Ethan was killed in a hit and run on Piedmont St around 3am this morning. The car was a TrackHawk Grey with yellow accent.
“PLEASE if you know ANYTHING please call the Atlanta Police. 🙏🏼”
She added that a GoFunMe page has also been set up to help Ethan’s family during this difficult time.
The goal has been set at $50K, and $35K has been donated so far by almost 250 donors.
According to the donation page, Brielle gave $2,500 to help out her best friend’s family.
Kim said she’s going to miss his “huge beautiful smile, constant jokes, cowboy boots and infamous shirts.”
She continued: “You were always the life of the party!! One of the most genuine kind hearted people I have ever known ❤️ Always willing to help anyone anywhere.”
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