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‘Shark Tank’ Judge Involved in Canada Boating Accident that Kills Florida Man

September 02, 2019

ONTARIO, CANADA – According to an online news story reported at, a judge on the show “Shark Tank” was involved in a boating accident in Ontario, Canada, that tragically killed a man from Florida. The famed businessman confirmed to news sources that he was on board a boat that collided with another boat on Lake Joseph.*

The accident occurred in the late evening near Emerald Island. The report states that at around 11:30 p.m., a small tow boat some how collided with a large 13-person boat. It is not yet clear how the crash happened, and authorities are working to sort out the details.  

Business Insider reports that one person on the larger vessel was tragically killed in the accident. He was identified as a 64-year-old man from Florida. In addition, the report states that a woman on the larger boat was seriously injured and taken to a hospital. She was identified as a 48-year-old woman from Markham, Ontario. She is said to be in critical condition. It is not clear how many people were on this boat when the crash occurred. 

Business Insider says that three people were on the smaller boat, including the Shark Tank celebrity's his wife, and a third unidentified person. The wife of the celebrity businessman was reportedly operating the boat. It appears the third person on this boat sustained injuries of an unknown nature. 

After the collision, the Shark Tank star gave a statement to reporters, in which he said, “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. 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 this time.”

The news report does not make it clear how the crash happened, and authorities are investigating the boating accident.  

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