The man who is accused of driving drunk and crashing into a Kalispell home killing a person who was sleeping was arraigned in Flathead County District Court on Thursday.
Thomas Owen LeFevre, 20, of Arizona pleaded not guilty to a charge of felony vehicular homicide while under the influence.
The charge filed in the case carries a maximum term in the Montana State Prison of 30 years and a maximum fine of $50,000.
Robert Dale Meier, 59, of Kalispell died on June 20 after LeFevre drove into a bedroom where Meier was sleeping in a home on Rocky Cliff Drive.
A jury trial in the case has been set for Jan. 4.