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Man pleads guilty in New Year's Day DUI death

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PRINCETON (WVVA) - A man charged in a New Year's Day accident that left one person dead enters a guilty plea.

28-year-old Kester Lane of Mercer County was charged in Jan. 1 accident that killed 50-year old Michael Manns of Bluefield.

Lane was driving along Bluefield Avenue around 7:30 a.m. in the morning when he crashed into Mann's car.

Manns died at the scene.

Police say Lane's blood alcohol level was above the legal limit of .08.

Lane's sentencing is set for Jan. 6, 2014 at 9:30 a.m.

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