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Hatyina Pleads Not Guilty in Crash That Killed Libertyville Boy

The crash that killed 10-year-old Tony Borcia occurred July 28 on Petite Lake in Lake Villa.

David Hatyina pleaded not guilty Monday on a variety of charges in relation to the crash that killed in July, the Daily Herald reports.

According to the Daily Herald, Hatyina's charges included five counts of aggravated operating a watercraft under the influence of alcohol that resulted in death and four counts of reckless homicide.

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Ari Fisz, chief of felony review for the Lake County State's Attorney's Office, said after the arrest that while operating his 29-foot Baja Outlaw power boat at a high rate of speed.

Borcia was riding an inner tube on Petite Lake. He was struck by Hatyina's boat after falling off of the inner tube.

Hatyina is free on $1 million bond, the Daily Herald reports, and could face up to 14 years in prison.

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