MARQUETTE — A Delta County man made a not guilty plea Friday for his alleged involvement in a fatal motorcycle accident.
William Toyra, Jr. pleaded not guilty to one count of OWI causing death during his arraignment in Marquette County Circuit Court. That charge carries a maximum penalty of 15 years in prison.
Police say Toyra, Jr. was the driver of a motorcycle that crashed into The Happy Hour Bar in Gwinn this summer. His passenger, a woman, died as a result of the accident.
Toyra’s next court appearance is scheduled for October 31.