Shark Tank Star Involved in Fatal Boat Accident


(SEGUIN TOWNSHIP, ON) โ€“ The West Parry Sound Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) continues to investigate the fatal collision involving two vessels on Lake Joseph near Emerald Island in Seguin Township, which occurred on Saturday, August 24, 2019, at approximately 11:30 p.m.


Gary POLTASH, age 64, from Florida, United States of America, was fatally injured at the scene.

On August 27, 2019, Susanne BRITO, age 48, from Uxbridge, Ontario, succumbed to her injuries in hospital.

Three other occupants from the boats involved, suffered injuries in the collision; all were treated and released from hospital.

TMZ reported that Kevin Oโ€™Leary was on the boat that crashed into the other one. He said in a statement to TMZ โ€œLate 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.โ€


โ€œOut 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. My thoughts are with all the families affected.โ€

TMZ reports that Oโ€™Learyโ€™s wife was driving the boat at the time of the crash and had passed an impairment test.

OPP are expected to release more information in the next couple days.

Any person with information regarding this incident or who may have been in the area of Emerald Island on Lake Joseph on August 24, 2019 is asked to contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477(TIPS).


One Reply to “Shark Tank Star Involved in Fatal Boat Accident”

  1. Can you imagine what it’s going to cost him to have his wife take the fall for it, let alone buying police, judges, etc, etc…. Good thing he screwed that toy company for 3 billion with that worthless Learning Company.

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