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      Marquette man charged with operating while intoxicated

      A Marquette man faces charges after allegedly driving under the influence and causing the serious injury of a woman in a three vehicle collision in Marquette.

      Police say 55-year-old William Badger Richards III was driving northbound on Front St. in Marquette on November 19 when his Toyota pickup crossed over into oncoming traffic, striking a Volkswagen, which was struck by a third vehicle.

      The incident sent a 20-year-old woman to the hospital. Richards is charged with operating while intoxicated, causing serious injury.

      He also faces two weapons charges. His preliminary hearing is set for December 12.

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