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UPDATE: Driver charged with DUI after deadly Bedford County accident

Published On: Dec 24 2013 03:34:13 AM EST   Updated On: Aug 19 2013 08:14:35 PM EDT

A Lynchburg man has been charged with driving under the influence following a deadly accident Sunday in Bedford County.

Steve Malotely Oulds III of Lynchburg has been charged with DUI after an accident on Route 501. James Gunter was a passenger in the car.  He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The accident happened on Route 501 North, 1.5 miles south of Route 651, around 5:30 p.m.

Gunter was killed after the car hit a guard rail on Route 501 North and flipped. Gunter was 53.

He was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident.

A previous version of this story incorrectly stated that Gunter was the driver of the vehicle. Incorrect information was provided by law enforcement.