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Wednesday, August 20, 2014

BREAKING NEWS: Matt Haley Passes Away

BREAKING NEWS: Matt Haley Passes Away
It has been confirmed this morning that noted restaurateur Matt Haley has succumbed to injuries from Monday's motorcycle accident.
This a copy of the press release from Sodel Concepts, the company he founded.

At approximately 11:25 pm EST Sussex County humanitarian, renowned restaurateur, and James Beard Award winner Matt Haley passed away. He was in a medijet transport from Leh, India to New Delhi, India. On Monday at approximately 4:05 am EST he had been involved in a high- altitude, high- impact motorcycle accident while on a 6 week humanitarian expedition through northern India and Nepal. Since 2011 Haley had traveled extensively and devoted significant time and financial resources to ongoing humanitarian efforts in the area. He was traveling with international film-maker and motorcycle expert Guarav Jani.

"The entire team at the Matt Haley Companies is incredibly saddened by this huge loss. We will release more information as it becomes available.", said Scott Kammerer, president and COO of The Matt Haley Companies.

In lieu of flowers please send donations to the charity Matt founded, the Global Delaware Fund at PO Box 49, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971 or


Anonymous said...

Sad day, he was a model Delmarva resident and entrepreneur.

Anonymous said...

I encourage everyone to read the article on Matt in Coastal Livings last issue. An amazing story of his life's struggles and triumphs.

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Anonymous said...

He spoke at my Son't Graduation at Del Tech. He was a great man! A true loss to our community.