Storage Wars star Gunter Nezhoda has died following a battle with cancer. Nezhoda passed away in his sleep Tuesday night in Salt Lake City, Utah with his youngest son Ricky by his side after being diagnosed with lung cancer just six months ago, his eldest son Rene confirmed to TMZ. Nezhoda was 67.
According to Rene, Nezhoda was initially diagnosed with lung cancer in September after being a smoker for over 30 years. Although Nezhoda underwent chemotherapy, the treatments left holes in his lungs, and the reality TV personality recently flew to Utah for emergency surgery. Doctors, however, said there was nothing more that could be done.
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