Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has misplaced his mother in a boating accident, and his father has been injured.
Kalanick’s mother and father, Bonnie and Donald, had been boating on Pine Flat Lake close to Fresno, California, on Friday when their craft struck a rock and sank, in accordance with a preliminary report by the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office.
“Deputies later found a man and woman on shore. He had moderate injuries and the woman was deceased,” the sheriff’s workplace mentioned in a press release. Kalanick’s father was flown by helicopter to a regional medical middle.
“Last night Travis and his family suffered an unspeakable tragedy. His mother passed away in a devastating boating accident near Fresno and his father is in serious condition. Our thoughts and prayers are with Travis and his family in this heartbreaking time,” an Uber spokesperson mentioned in a press release.
Kalanick reportedly was near his mother. He posted these photos to Facebook on Mother’s Day, earlier this month:
Recode’s Kara Swisher, who additionally writes for Vanity Fair, printed an outtake from a profile she did of Kalanick for VF. It provides a glimpse of Kalanick’s relationship along with his mother and father.