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Calif. teen's family sues tourist, Aloha Jet Ski

Kristen Fonseca Kristen Fonseca
Tyson Dagley Tyson Dagley

HONOLULU (AP) - The family of a 16-year-old California girl killed in a Hawaii watercraft crash is suing an Australian tourist charged with negligent homicide.

The lawsuit filed Monday in Circuit Court in Honolulu by Kristen Fonseca's family also names as a defendant Aloha Jet Ski, which rented the personal watercrafts that the Vacaville, Calif., girl and the Australian tourist were riding.

The suit claims employees did nothing to prevent Tyson Dagley from driving recklessly.

Company representatives couldn't be reached for comment.

Dagley is expected to be arraigned on the misdemeanor charge Tuesday. Investigators say the 20-year-old was standing on his rented watercraft before it hit Fonseca's watercraft from behind. They say he was looking at his girlfriend, who was taking video and photos, and didn't pay attention to where he was going.

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