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Monroe Co. father pleads guilty to DUI, other charges, for accident that killed infant son

POCONO TWP., Pa. - A 22-year-old Monroe County man has admitted to driving drunk in an accident that killed his infant son last December.

Christopher Thomas, of Long Pond,has pleaded guilty to homicide by vehicle, DUI, and making false reports to incriminate another.

Thomas was charged in January with those charges for an accident in Dec. 2011 on Route 611 in Pocono Twp. His 16-month-old son Dimitrius Thomas died shortly after the crash.

All other charges were dropped as part of the plea.

His sentencing is scheduled for Dec. 10 at 1 p.m.

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