How Did Jake McLean die? The Nasty Accident That Killed Him

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 Jake McLean rose to fame when he began dating The Only Way Is Essex star, Lauren Goodger, in 2012. The two were in an on-and-off relationship until 2016, when they officially called it off.

In 2019, he began dating Yazmin Oukhellou, also a TOWIE cast member, after breaking up with her then-boyfriend, James Lock. 

The two officially announced their relationship in December last year, and soon after, Yasmine moved to Dubai to live with McLean. The couple seemed to have broken up in January this year after Yasmin announced their breakup via Instagram. 

John McLean died in a nasty car accident in Turkey

According to reports from the site, McLean was driving a car with Yazmin Oukhellou as a passenger and lost control of the vehicle. The car then fell off a cliff, a source told the Sun Online. 

It is believed that Jake, 33, was driving in Bodrum, Turkey, on Sunday when the horrific accident happened. Emergency crews rushed to the site, but it was reported that Jake died at the scene.

Yazmin, 28, is said to have suffered severe arm injuries and is being treated in the intensive care unit at a hospital in Turkey. 

A Foreign, Commonwealth, and Development Office spokesperson said: “We are supporting the family of a British man who died in Turkey and are in contact with the local authorities. We are also providing support to the family of a British woman who has been hospitalized.”

Fans, family, friends, and cast members of TOWIE took to social media, following the news of the accident, to post their condolence messages and tributes to Mclean and quick recovery wishes to Yazmin.

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