Lone Star actor Tyler Sanders dies aged 18

Tyler Sanders, a former child star who appeared on “9-1-1: Lone Star” and “The Rookie,” died Thursday at his Los Angeles home. He was 18.

Representatives of the young actor confirmed his death on Friday.

“The cause of death is unknown and is currently under investigation. We can’t say anything more about it,” his talent agent Pedro Tapia told The Post. “Tyler was a talented actor with a bright future. He comes from a wonderful family and we ask that you respect their privacy at this time.”

An autopsy is reportedly to be performed in the coming days.

Sanders entered show business at the age of 10. In addition to his role in “9-1-1: Lone Star” opposite Rob Lowe, he starred in projects such as “The Rookie,” “Fear the Walking Dead” and the Amazon Prime series, “Just Add Magic: Mystery City.”

The young performer, who also studied improv and stand-up comedy, received a 2021 Daytime Emmy nomination for his role as Leo in the “Just Add Magic” spin-off, and has a few independent films currently in post-production, according to to his IMDB.com profile.

The Post reached out to Sanders representatives for comment.

Sanders was active on his social media pages, including his Instagram with more than 12,000 followers, where he regularly shared photos of himself with fellow players, friends and other nature adventures.

His latest message was shared on June 12 from Vail, Colorado, where Sanders looked sharp in a blue suit and glasses. The message was simply captioned, “Styling.”

Sanders’ cause of death is currently listed as “postponed,” Radar Online reported, meaning the coroner is requesting “more investigations into the death, including additional studies. Once the tests/studies come back, the doctor will re-evaluate the case and advise the cause of death.”

Tyler Sanders
Tyler Sanders shows off his ID badge at a youth sporting event a few years ago. A cause of death has not yet been released, but an autopsy is reported to be performed in the coming days.
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