Man receives jail time on OWI causing injury charge

MARQUETTE — A Gwinn man is off to jail for his role in an accident that ejected a woman from the vehicle he was driving.

Dave Nykanen, 32, received five months of jail time and two years probation. In August, he pleaded guilty to one count of operating a vehicle with a suspended license causing injury.

On July 25th, 2015, Nykanen was driving on M-35 near County Road 557 when he crashed his vehicle. A woman in the car was ejected and pinned underneath the vehicle.

Police arrested him six months later on an OWI causing injury charge.