Discovery's 'Deadliest Catch' Captain Passed Away In Sturgis
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Ship Captain Tony Lara, from the Discovery Channel series 'Deadliest Catch,' passed away in Sturgis, SD during the 75th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. The Associated Press reports Lara died at a private residence on Saturday and that the cause of death is not yet known.
The Discovery Channel took to social media over the weekend to say goodbye.
Yesterday we lost a member of the Catch Family. May you RIP Captain Tony Lara! pic.twitter.com/swLleyVUlr— Deadliest Catch (@DeadliestCatch) August 9, 2015
Meade County Sheriff Ron Merwin and his team are currently awaiting the results of the autopsy. Lara was 50 years old.