According to a report from Page Six, Kevin O’Leary, the Shark Tank star, was involved in a crash on the weekend which led to the death of two people. On Saturday night, the 65-year-old reality star was the passenger on his boat when they crashed into another vehicle on the Canadian Lake Joseph claims TMZ.
O’Leary said to the outlet that he was a passenger on a boat which collided with another boat craft without any navigation lights on – which then fled the scene of the accident. The reality added that he was cooperating with authorities to the full extent of his abilities.
The Toronto Sun reported that the two people who died were aboard a boat of 13 people which was returning to their cottage around 11:30 pm. It rammed into O’Leary’s boat. 64-Year-Old, Gary Poltash, from Florida, was on the bow of the larger boat and he was killed instantly.
Susanne Brito, another passenger aboard the craft, was taken to the hospital and died on Tuesday claims a report from the Sun. Hailing from Markham, Ontario, the woman was 48-years-old.
According to a report from TMZ, O’Leary’s wife was driving the boat at the time of the crash, and she passed a DUI test following the accident.
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KARMA OR JUST A FREAK ACCIDENT 🤔 ; This sounds … quite serious: “The accident happened on Lake Joseph late Saturday, around 11:30 PM when a smaller boat — owned by O'Leary — rammed into a larger boat … going directly over its bow and striking a male passenger in the head, killing him instantly.” #shockvaluue #kevinoleary
NBC News claims Kevin said he was “devastated” by the incident. O’Leary said to reporters from TMZ that he refused to make any more comments about the crash out of respect for the family members and loved ones close to those who lost their lives.
Kevin O’Leary is not only famous as a businessman but also for being one of the judges on Shark Tank, in addition to running for the Conservative Party Of Canada back in 2017. Kevin O’Leary and his team claim they lost in the polls on account of the lack of support from Quebec, the province to the east of Ontario.
Graduating from the University of Western Ontario and the University of Waterloo, Kevin O’Leary has a net worth approximately $400,000,000. In 2006, Kevin was also a judge on Dragon’s Den, for which he became famous for his blunt speaking style.