Shock as World Championship darts star dies aged 33

Australian darts star Kyle Anderson has tragically passed away at the age of 33.

His representatives, The Sportsman Management Company Ltd, said: “The heartbreaking and devastating news this morning, that we have lost one of our family.

“Kyle was one of the nicest people you could ever have met. One of the biggest hearts you will ever find with so much love in it.

“You made us laugh more than you will ever know. No star will shine brighter in the sky than yours.

“All of love thoughts and prayers are with your young family at this time. RIP Kyle.”

The Professional Darts Players association also confirmed the news on Twitter, posting: “So sad to wake up to the news today that Kyle Anderson has passed away, our sincere condolences to all his family and friends. He will be sadly missed.”

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