- Rebecca Burger was killed in France, family says was domestic incident
- Cannister used for dispensing whipped cream exploded hitting her chest
- Her death comes after two similar accidents in France in 2014
Rebecca Burger, who had a large following on the social media site, where she posted regular pictures of herself promoting fitness products, was killed in eastern France in what the family said was a domestic incident.
"It is with great sadness we announce the death of Rebecca who died the June 18th, 2017 in an accident in the home," read a statement on Burger's Instagram account, signed "The grieving family".
Another post included a photograph of a dispenser, which has a small pressurised cannister, alongside a warning not to use similar devices.
A police source confirmed the death to AFP. Officers have opened an investigation.
Her death comes after two similar accidents in France in 2014. Neither resulted in death.
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