Son of former 49ers CEO killed in California boat accident

By The Associated Press | Posted - Sep. 7, 2015 at 3:21 p.m.



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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A man who died when two vessels collided off Santa Catalina Island in Southern California has been identified as the son of a former CEO of the San Francisco 49ers.

The 49ers confirmed Michael Harris, son of former CEO Peter Harris, died Sunday.

The team says on Twitter "we join the Harris family in mourning his passing."

Authorities say one person died and three others were injured after a dinghy and a boat collided. A fifth person was reported missing. The Coast Guard suspended the search for that person Sunday evening.

Coast Guard and county officials provided no other details about the collision that occurred roughly a quarter mile from Casino Point, on the island that is a popular getaway just over 20 miles from the county mainland.

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