William Friend, husband of 'One Tree Hill' star Bevin Prince, dead at 33

William Friend, the husband of "One Tree Hill" star Bevin Prince, died unexpectedly over the weekend, according to a statement Bisnow Media

Friend was struck by lightening near his home in Wilmington, North Carolina on Sunday,

according to an incident report from the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office obtained by CNN.

"What made Will special was his innate ability to inspire and motivate people — to raise people higher than they thought possible

 Bisnow Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer Gregg Mayer said in a statement. "That is the culture he fostered at Bisnow

Although Prince has not commented on the tragedy, her friend, actress Odette Annable, posted a message to her Instagram on Wednesday writing

 Mostly because it feels like you were just getting started. The life and love that you gave to my best friend made it feel okay

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