- Gold Rush actor Dakota Fred Hurt died at 80.
- Hurt died four months after being diagnosed with stage four brain cancer.
- His family and the Gold Rush community grieve his loss.
Dakota Fred Hurt, an 80-year-old Discovery TV personality, died after a brave battle with stage four brain cancer. His family posted a touching tribute on Facebook, thanking Hurt for his influence.
The Gold Rush community, including the show’s Instagram account, mourned his death and sent sympathies to his family and fans. Gold Rush, a reality show about North Dakota gold prospector Hurt, won over viewers.
He appeared in numerous seasons and spin-offs such Gold Rush: White Water, South America, and Porcupine Creek. Hurt loved life and adventure despite his physical issues. His charm and dedication inspired many. His legacy will influence reality television and gold mining.