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Shark Tank star Kevin O'Leary's wife, Orchard Park man charged in deadly boat crash

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Posted at 2:19 PM, Sep 24, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-24 14:30:41-04

TORONTO (AP MODIFIED) — 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 Richard Ruh of Orchard Park, New York, with failing to exhibit navigation lights while underway.