HGTV star shares news of her husband passing away from a motorcycle accident

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“Carmeon Hamilton, the 2021 winner of HGTV’s “Design Star: Next Gen,” is mourning the death of her husband, Marcus.

Hamilton shared the tragic news in an Instagram post Sunday, revealing that the “love of my life” died in a motorcycle accident one day earlier.

“It is with deep sorrow and an eternally broken heart that I tell you that the love of my life, Marcus Hamilton, has passed away. I was alerted by MPD late last night that Marcus succumbed to his injuries from a motorcycle accident yesterday afternoon,” Hamilton wrote.

Hamilton, an interior designer from Memphis, Tennessee, was crowned the winner of HGTV’s competition series “Design Star: Next Gen,” which premiered in March. The six-episode series featured judges including Tia Mowry-Hardrict and TV personality Stephen “tWitch” Boss.”

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Details regarding the accident are scarce. Irrelevant of the fact of who is at fault for motorcycle accidents, approximately 5,000 people die in the U.S. each year. Motorcyclists are, of course, not as protected as other drivers contained in their steel frame cars and trucks. Even those who ride cautiously and safely are still at risk due to the negligence of other drivers and in some cases parts manufacturers and service technicians.

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