On Sunday, March 15, 2020, it was reported that “7th Heaven” star, Lorenzo Brino, had died suddenly at the age of 21. Since then, his family and fans have taken to social media to mourn the young actor.
Brino passed away over the weekend after being involved in a car accident. According to “TMZ,” the actor was alone in his Toyota Camry when he lost control and struck a utility pole in Yucaipa, California.
The crash reportedly occurred earlier last week on March 9, however, Brino’s name was only recently confirmed. In reaction to the news, people have been mourning his death.
David Gallagher, twins Lorenzo and Nikolas Brino, Catherine Hicks, Stephen Collins, and Beverley Mitchell pose at a reception to celebrate 150 episodes of "7th Heaven" on February 20, 2003 in Los Angeles, California | Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
Someone named “Josh” on Twitter called the star his “big bro” and described him as “One of the most genuine friends I’ve ever had.” The person further shared how hurt he was about Brino’s death and revealed that he would miss him forever.
A Twitter fan found it “so sad” that the star had passed away. A friend named Stephen Dulay took to YouTube with a video clip that showed Brino gyming, hiking, and doing other activities.
A loyal friend & an amazing brother
In the caption of the post, Dulay described the late actor as “a loyal friend and an amazing brother.” He also wished for the star to rest in peace.
Brino’s sister, Mimi, took to Instagram where she shared several images of the late actor. In a lengthy post, she spoke about his character and celebrated the good times they shared.
She wrapped up her post noting that she would “forever have a guardian angel by my side.” Mimi concluded by sharing her love for Brino.
The late star was part of a quadruplet that appeared on “7th Heaven” on a rotating basis. Brino eventually appeared as Sam Camden permanently on the series along with his twin brother, Nikolas, who played David Camden.
They featured on the show from 1999 to 2007. Brino is survived by his parents, Tony and Shawna, his brother Antonio, and his quadruplet siblings Nikolas, Zachary and Myrinda “Mimi.”
The San Bernardino County sheriff’s department is investigating the collision. Brino died on the scene of the accident.