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Wife of ‘Shark Tank’ star Kevin O’Leary charged in fatal boat crash

Posted: 2:21 PM, Sep 24, 2019
Updated: 2019-09-24 14:22:15-04

TORONTO — Police say the wife of “Shark Tank” star Kevin O’Leary has been charged with careless operation of a vessel in a fatal boat crash in Canada.

Ontario Provincial Police say 56-year-old Linda O’Leary of Toronto is scheduled to appear in court on Oct. 29.

Two boats crashed Aug. 24 on Lake Joseph near Seguin, Ontario, killing 64-year-old Gary Poltash of Florida and a 48-year-old woman identified as Susanne Brito.

O’Leary said after the crash that he wasn’t piloting the boat at the time.

Police have also charged 67-year-old Richard Ruh of Orchard Park, New York, with failing to exhibit navigation lights while underway.