'Swamp People' star Mitchell Guist dies in boat accident
The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office tells WAFB-TV that Guist appears to have had some sort of seizure that caused him to slip and fall while loading something into a boat. He was then taken to Teche Regional Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
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Officials will conduct an autopsy to determine an official cause of death.
"Swamp People," now in its third season, chronicles the lives of a group of Cajuns who hunt alligators for a living.