Popular Youtube Trainer Achilles Williams Dies During Episode Shoot [#RIPAchilles] - R.City Unlimited

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Popular Youtube Trainer Achilles Williams Dies During Episode Shoot [#RIPAchilles]


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Personal Trainer Achilles Williams Killed By Train

A popular Atlanta fitness trainer passed away this week after being struck by a train This happened while Achilles Williams was filming a video for his YouTube channel when he was hit by a train on Norfolk Southern tracks. According to 11Alive reports:
A popular personal trainer and YouTube personality was hit and killed by a freight train in Buckhead Tuesday afternoon.
The Fulton County Medical Examiner’s office has identified the victim as 30-year-old Travis Williams.
Williams, who had changed his name to Achilles Williams, was a personal trainer who often videotaped outdoor workouts for his YouTube channel. Investigators say Williams and a friend were shooting a video near the train tracks over Roxboro Road near East Paces Ferry at the time of the accident. Williams was jumping rope while the friend shot video.
Achilles Williams

Investigators say Williams was not on the tracks, but was close enough to them to be struck as the freight train went by. They say he apparently misjudged the width of the train in relation to the size of the tracks. His friend was not injured but he was knocked down a hill by the impact.
Friends and loved ones have been posting memories of Williams on Instagramand Twittersince the accident.
They are planning a memorial service and have set up a GoFundMe account to help pay for funeral expenses and to help support his 6-year-old daughter. Those who want to share photos on the 11Alive Photo Gallery, Remembering Achilles William, can tweet them using the hashtag #RIPAchilles.
 We'd like to send our condolences to his family, friends and fans. #RIPAchilles 

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