Shark Tank's Kevin O'Leary admits involvement in a boating accident that killed one person

Mail Online | 8/27/2019 | Brian Marks For
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Kevin O'Leary's love of boating turned tragic on Saturday when the Shark Tank star was involved in a fatal boating accident in Ontario, Canada, that left one man dead and another woman critically injured.

The Canadian businessman, 65, told TMZ that he was a passenger on his boat, and claimed the other craft didn't have its light on when they collided around 11:30 p.m.

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According to representatives for O'Leary, the reality star's boat was being driven by his wife, and a third woman was also on board with them.

The trio were sailing on Lake Joseph when his boat smashed into a larger boat.

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The smaller craft flew over the top of the larger boat and struck a male passenger in a head, killing him.

Police aren't expected to release the names of the parties involved unless criminal charges are filed.

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A source connected to the owner of the larger boat claimed that O'Leary's boat fled the scene after the collision, but a representative for the Shark Tank fixture said that it was the other boat that left the scene.

Kevin also released a short statement trying to clear up the matter.

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'Late Saturday night I was a passenger in a boat that had a tragic collision with another craft that had no navigation lights on and then fled the scene of the accident,' Kevin wrote in a statement. 'I am fully cooperating with authorities.'

'Out of respect for the families who have lost loved ones and to fully support the ongoing investigation, I feel it is inappropriate to make further comments at...
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