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Published November 20, 2009, 09:25 PM

Grafton Man Pleads Not Guilty to Negligent Homicide

John Klava has pleaded not guilty to two counts of negligent homicide in the deaths of two people in a minivan-motorcycle crash in Walsh County.

By: Jessica Dugan, WDAZ

A Grafton man has pleaded not guilty to two counts of negligent homicide in the deaths of two people in a minivan-motorcycle crash in Walsh County.

John Klava was driving the minivan on highway-81 north of Minto in july when it crossed the center-line and collided head-on with a motorcycle driven by 52-year-old Bryant watts of St. Thomas.

His wife Cynthia was a passenger on the motorcycle.

Both of them died in the crash.

Klava pleaded not guilty to the charges.

He faces up to 5 years in prison on each count if convicted.

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