star Nick McGlashan has died at age 33. McGlashan, a fisherman and television personality, died Sunday in Nashville. McGlashan’s cause of death has not yet been determined.
Discovery Channel, which airs Deadliest Catch
, expressed its sympathy in a statement: “Our deepest sympathy goes out to Nick’s loved ones during this difficult time,” the network said. “Nick came from a long line of crabbers and was known for his great depth of knowledge. He also had a sharp sense of humor even in the most difficult conditions. He will be deeply missed by all those who knew him.”
McGlashan was a seventh generation fisherman who started crabbing at age 13. He appeared in 78 episodes of Deadliest Catch
, beginning in 2013 and spanning through this year. McGlashan struggled with an alcohol and drug addiction in the past and entered rehab during Season 13; according to his bio, he “battled endlessly to stay sober and embrace a new sober lifestyle.”