Mahlon Reyes, famous for “Deadliest Catch”, has died at the age of 38.
The reality TV star worked as a sailor on the show and appeared in 14 episodes, according to IMDb.
A representative for Discovery, where the show aired, confirmed the death to Fox News.
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Reyes died last weekend in Montana after suffering a heart attack on Saturday, his wife told TMZ.
She said Reyes survived the heart attack, but never regained consciousness after being hospitalized and was taken out of the intensive care system on Sunday.
The outlet learned that Reyes’ family was not aware of any pre-existing health issues, leaving loved ones surprised.
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Some of the reality TV star’s ashes, his wife said, will be strewn in the Bering Sea by his “Deadliest Catch” co-stars.
Mahlon recently suffered an Achilles tendon injury and was working to recover in order to travel to Alaska for another season of crabbing.
The Flathead County Sheriff’s Office could not be reached by Fox News, but told TMZ his cause of death could not yet be confirmed.
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Reyes is survived by his wife and four children, the newspaper reports.