Linda O’Leary was charged with reckless operation of a ship after the 2019 collision in Canada
“shark TankThe wife of star Kevin O’Leary was found not guilty on Tuesday of charges stemming from the 2019 boat crash that killed two people.
Linda O’Leary was charged with reckless operation of a ship after a collision on Joseph Lake, north of Toronto, on August 24, 2019. Her husband was on board, as was a family friend.
Two people on the other boat – Gary Poltash, 64, of Florida and Susanna Brito, 48, of Uxbridge, Ontario, died of injuries. Three others were injured.
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The verdict was delivered at a hearing in Parry Sound, Ontario, which was also livestreamed.
Kevin O’Leary ran for leadership of the Conservative Party of Canada in 2017 but later dropped out.
The “Shark Tank” star released a statement after the accident.
“Late Saturday night I was a passenger on a boat that had a tragic collision with another craft with no navigation lights on and then fled the crash site,” he said in a statement. . TMZ those days.