Roy Garber, star of A&E Network‘s popular reality series Shipping Wars, has died of a heart attack in Texas. He was 49. Shipping Wars has been a staple on A&E since its January 2012 debut; the show’s fifth season finished its 12-episode run this week. It is unclear how Garber’s death will affect the reality series’ future.“We are deeply saddened by the loss of a member of the A&E family,” the network said in a statement tonight. “Our thoughts are with Roy’s loved ones during this difficult time. He will be missed.”
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