Nate Davenport Wiki – Nate Davenport Biography
Nate Davenport, 45, a retired U.S. Navy fighter pilot and successful businessman, was spending time with his three youngest children at the Harborside Place shopping and restaurant complex in Jupiter on Sunday morning. late, when at least two of the children jumped into a splash pad to play. , according to family members. “The kids started yelling, ‘We’re being surprised, we’re being surprised,'” Davenport’s mother, Mary Davenport, told WPBF in an exclusive interview. “And then she rushed to save them.” Davenport reached into the water and pulled his children, ages 8 and 11, to safety, but was electrocuted in the process. The incident left three children and two adults injured, affecting Davenport and his two children. The heroic father died without ever regaining consciousness at the Jupiter Medical Center. He “was hit by his children. We had been with him for 45 years. God blessed us with him. He is an incredible man,” Mary Davenport said of her son. The children were taken to St. Mary’s Medical Center, where they remained for several days.
Nate Davenport was 45 years old.
Cause of Death
It was not immediately clear what caused the fatal electrocution. A spokesperson for Harborside Place said the incident did not occur in the splash pad but at the fountain where there are signs warning “no climbing” and “no swimming,” station WPTV reported. Jupiter police said they were investigating the electrocution with the help of the city’s Building Department, Harborside Place and Florida Power & Light. Harborside Place CEO Nick Mastroianni issued a statement calling what happened Sunday “a tragedy.” “Our focus is on the people involved and their families,” Mastroianni said. “We ask the community to join us in praying for them.” Davenport served as a fighter pilot in the Navy and was a veteran of the Iraq War. After retiring from the service in 2008, Davenport joined his father’s company, RGD Consulting Engineers, eventually assuming the role of president of the company in 2019, according to his LinkedIn profile. This 45-year-old married father enjoyed sailing, having Sunday breakfast with his parents, and being the father of his four children: two boys and two girls. Brother-in-law Mike Bishop said he wasn’t surprised that Davenport would put herself in danger to save his children. “Obviously we know he did exactly what we expected him to do,” Bishop told the outlet. “That’s what he was.”