Kevin O'Leary's boat was involved in an accident in Ontario, Canada that left one man dead and a woman critically injured … TMZ learned.
The incident occurred on Lake Joseph late Saturday, at about 11:30 PM, when a smaller boat – owned by O'Leary – crashes into a larger boat … passing directly over its nose. and hitting a male passenger in the head, killing him instantly.
A source related to the owner of the larger boat tells TMZ … they told police that after the impact there was enough light to identify the people on the O & # 39; Leary boat – and the owner said that is O'Leary and his wife. We can't confirm that it's Kevin and his wife.
However, we talked to Kevin about the incident, and he said he complied with the police protocol and would not comment. As for the report … we are told that the cops will not release names involved in the accident unless criminal charges are filed.
We are told that O & # 39; Leary's boat immediately left the scene of the accident – but she was towed to the marina on Monday by a lifeboat with police aboard … who caught her for forensic tests.
Numerous sources tell us that a critical element of this investigation is whether the larger boat is illuminated. .. so that the people on O & Lire's boat can see her during the impact.
Kevin seems to have at least 2 boats on the lake. Although it is not clear who was in the wreckage, a witness described it as a wakeboard boat. Kevin posted a photo of his "BatBoat" and boasted about using it to "surf" the lake.
Our source says there were a total of 8 people on the larger ship. The death is reported to be a 64-year-old Florida man … while the victim is a 48-year-old Canadian citizen. She is reported to be on a ventilator with significant brain damage.
Police did not say whether alcohol was involved.
Kevin and his wife have a lake house in the area and have posted several pictures of the home and the lake.
He writes about the property on Instagram: "I call it 'wedge', this is a natural phenomenon of nature, where our house on the lake is located! Just beautiful! ”