FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2017, file photo, Venus Williams answers questions at a press conference following her loss to sister Serena in the women's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia. The Palm Beach Post repo
Kin Cheung, File
August 02, 2017

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) Attorneys for the family of a 78-year-old Florida man who died after a vehicle crash with tennis star Venus Williams are asking to search her cellphone.

The Palm Beach Post reports attorneys at Steinger, Iscoe and Green filed a motion Friday requesting to have a forensic expert examine Williams' phone to determine what she may have been doing when the June 9 crash happened. Jerome Barson - a passenger in the car his wife was driving - died two weeks after the crash.

The motion states that ''evidence gathered thus far indicated (Williams) may have been distracted and or unnecessarily delayed'' in her reaction to a traffic signal or surrounding traffic. Earlier last month, Williams and her attorney objected to a motion asking to see her cellphone records.

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Information from: The Palm Beach (Fla.) Post, http://www.pbpost.com

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