Officials closed an investigation into the boating accident that forced former Miami Dolphins player Robert Konrad to swim about 16 hours to shore.
An incident report released by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission details the account Konrad gave law enforcement after he reached shore early on Jan. 8, including an estimate that his boat’s damage would be $70,000.
The Bahamian government notified the U.S. Coast Guard that it found Konrad’s vessel in the Bahamas near Dead Man’s Reef on Jan. 9, ABC News said, citing the incident report.
Konrad, 38, who played for the Miami Dolphins from 1999 to 2004, told emergency responders that he’d fallen off his boat about 1 p.m. on Jan. 7 as it continued on autopilot toward the Bahamas.
Konrad told authorities that he was taking his vessel from Boca Raton, Fla., to Riviera Beach for “routine maintenance,” according to the report.
“Konrad decided he would recreational-fish as he cruised to Riviera Beach,” the report said.
A police video shows Konrad as he sat huddled in a police car in Palm Beach, Fla., shivering under a blanket with the heat cranked all the way up in the early hours of Jan. 8.
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