Reality TV star William "Willbilly" Hathaway has passed away due to a car crash. Hathaway was one of the cast members of the National Geographic show "Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks."
Hathaway was only 36-years-old at the time of his passing. The car accident took place on Saturday afternoon. According to reports, Hathaway called his wife to let her know that he had been in an accident, which landed him in a ditch after someone swerved in front of him.
Police then received several phone calls to report the truck in the ditch. After officials arrived on the scene, they found Hathway slumped over the console and not breathing. He was then rushed to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.
According to a news report, "Minimal damage was sustained by the Toyota, and it does not appear consistent with the driver suffering deadly injuries, according to police. Police are continuing to investigate the incident."
Hathaway's community members have set up a fundraiser to help his wife and newborn daughter after his unexpected passing. More than $56,000 has been raised as of Monday morning.
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