How did Tyler "Flip" Priddy from Street Outlaws pass away May 28 2013?

There is no published information on how Tyler "Flip" Gene Priddy died, but we can tell you that he passed away at the age of 31 on Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at his home in Yukon, OK. Some sources say he committed suicide because he was struggling with depression, however, there is no strong evidence for that.

Tyler was an employee for Warren Caterpillar for 10 years and worked as the parts warehouse manager up until his death. His passion was drag racing; starting with a Mustang, then an El Camino.

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Updated on Monday, July 28 2014 at 04:54AM EDT

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