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Bluefield man pleads guilty to DUI death

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PRINCETON (WVVA) - A Bluefield man has pleaded guilty to the DUI death of a woman in Mercer County in 2012.

Eric Perdue entered the plea before Judge Omar Aboulhosn Monday morning.

In August 2012, Perdue's white pickup truck crossed the center line on Route 123 near Brushfork and struck a blue Chevy Cobalt being driven by Sherri Watkins.

Watkins was pronounced dead at the scene. Two passengers were also injured.

Perdue had a blood alcohol content of .379 at the time of the crash. His sentencing is scheduled March 17.

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