38-year-old Igor Vovkovinskiy, the tallest man in the United States, dies in Minnesota

38-year-old Igor Vovkovinskiy who had the tallest frame in the United State on record has died in Minnesota at the age of 38.

Igor was born in Ukraine. His huge size,  7 feet, 8.33 inches, was the consequence of a tumor pressing against his pituitary gland.

Igor’s brother told the media his brother attracted attention the moment he arrived from Ukraine. He however added that he preferred a private life to being a celebrity.

Source: FOX17