No contest pleas entered on charges related to deadly Bedford County accident

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BEDFORD, Va. (WDBJ7) A Lynchburg man entered no contest pleas Tuesday on charges related to a deadly accident that happened in Bedford County last fall.

Christian Riddle was facing one count of DUI, two counts of DUI maiming, and one count of involuntary manslaughter. He pleaded no contest to all but one count of DUI maiming; a charge that was dropped by prosecutors because one of the people riding in Riddle's vehicle later died.

Prosecutors say Riddle crashed a car in the Lake Vista neighborhood of Forest in October of 2015. Ivy Adkins and her 14-year-old cousin were riding in the vehicle. Adkins died in February from injuries related to the accident.

Riddle will be formally sentenced September 6 at 1:30 in Bedford County Circuit Court.