Jet-ski driver was family friend

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THE jet-ski driver who collided into Usher's stepson, leaving him brain dead, was reportedly a family friend.

Kyle Glover, was declared brain dead on Sunday following a tragic accident, and apparently the 11-year-old's mother knew the man in control of the vehicle.

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According to an incident report from the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR), 38-year-old Jeffrey S. Hubbard, was handling the water vehicle that crashed into Tameka Raymond's son.

He was critically injured along with an unidentified 15-year-old girl as they were being pulled on an inner tube by a boat on Atlanta's Lake Lanier, according to website

Officials have declined to speak on his condition, citing privacy issues.

However Tameka spoke to website RadarOnline, saying: "He's bad."

Tameka and Usher got married in 2007, but divorced two years later in 2009 and are currently going through a custody battle. They are both reportedly at the hospital.

This tragedy comes a month after Usher released his latest album titled Looking 4 Myself.

A source close to 33-year-old singer told "Usher is completely devastated and shaken with what has occurred.

"[He] is emotionally drained from the accident. He feels incredibly awful,'s been a complete rollercoaster of emotions."

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