Shark Tank star Kevin O'Leary and his wife Linda have been tried by the family of one of the victims of a fatal Ontario boat crash that happened in the summer, according to multiple reports.
According to the Toronto Sun, Susan Brito's relatives have sued Leery for wrongful death. They have reportedly sought criminal, exemplary and aggravated damages.
"This grieving family is about getting civil justice to prevent these types of deaths from continuing and curbing reckless and dangerous behavior on our lakes," family lawyer Patrick Brown said in a statement received from the shop. [
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A man identified as Gary Poltash, 64, perished on scene. Brito, 48, died of her injuries shortly after being taken to hospital.
Following the incident, 65-year-old Kevin made a statement to TMZ, saying he was a passenger on a boat that "had a tragic collision with another vessel that lacked navigation lights and then fled the scene. "
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At that time, Barrister Lee said that the police decided to charge her with a "regulatory violation under the Navigation Act."
Ontario Provincial Police also accuse Richard Roch, who was aboard the hit ship, "of failing to show navigation lights while on the move. "
The Sun announces that Rukh is also on trial, as is the ship owner.
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statement received by TMZ on Wednesday, Mother to Brito, Rosa Ragone, sai d: "Our family has lost a beautiful, loving man. We are devastated. We sincerely hope that justice is done through this process and steps are taken so that innocent victims such as Susie are not seriously injured and and other families should not have to go through such pain and loss. "
Linda has to was returned to court on November 21
Reps for O & # 39; Learys did not immediately respond to Fox News requests for comment.