"Shark Tank" star Kevin O & # 39; Leary and his wife Linda are being sued, according to several reports, by the family of one of the victims of a fatal boat accident in Ontario this summer.
According to the Toronto Sun, relatives of Susanne Brito sue the O & # 47; Learys for unjust death. They are reportedly looking for punitive, exemplary and aggravated damage.
"For this bereaved family, it's about achieving civil justice to prevent these types of deaths and the curtailment of reckless and dangerous behavior on our lakes," said the family's lawyer, Patrick Brown said in one Declaration received from the point of sale.
Linda O & # 39; Leary was charged in September with "careless handling of a ship" in connection with the accident of 24 August, when her ship hit a larger ship at Lake Joseph and two people, including one Brito, killed.
One man identified as Gary Poltash, 64, died on scene. The 48-year-old Brito died of her injuries shortly after her hospitalization.
After the accident, 65-year-old Kevin made a statement to the TMZ that he was a passenger on the boat "having had a tragic collision with another vehicle that had no navigation light and then fled the accident site. "
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At that time, Linda's lawyer Brian Greenspan said it was unfortunate and inappropriate that the police decided
The Ontario provincial police also accused Richard Ruh, who was on the ship that was struck, of "displaying no navigation lights while driving.
The Sun reported that Ruh is sued as well as the shipowner.
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In a statement from TMZ received on Wednesday, Britos Mother, Rosa Ragone, sai d: "Our family has lost a beautiful, loving human being, we are devastated, and we sincerely hope that justice will be created through this process and steps taken to ensure that innocent victims like Suzie are not seriously injured or killed and other families will not have to suffer such pain and loss. "
Linda is due to return to trial on November 21
O 'Leary's representatives did not immediately respond to Fox News' request for comments.