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Diana Ross to accept plea deal on DUI charge

Singer to withdraw 'not guilty' plea at Feb. 9 hearing

There will be no trial for pop diva Diana Ross on drunken driving charges. During a pretrial hearing in Tucson City Court, Ross’ lawyers said she’s ready to accept a plea agreement and will change her earlier “not guilty” plea at a hearing scheduled for Feb. 9.

Her trial had been scheduled for this month.

Details of the agreement, including what type of plea Ross may enter or whether any type of sentence might be involved, were not released.

The 59-year-old singer wasn’t present at Friday’s hearing and she won’t be required to appear in person next month. Instead, she’s expected to appear “telephonically.”

Ross faces three DUI-related charges after being stopped by police on Dec. 30 after authorities received a report of a car traveling the wrong way on a city street.

Results of breath tests show Ross had a blood alcohol concentration of 0.20 percent. Arizona’s legal limit is 0.08.