Vehicular Homicide Suspect Pleads Not Guilty

<p>Heriberto Acosta</p>

Heriberto Acosta

A Yakima man pleads not guilty in Yakima County Court this afternoon following a car accident that killed his baby daughter.

Heriberto Acosta is charged with vehicular homicide after prosecutors say he crashed his car into a tree near Buena in April, killing his one year old daughter.

Troopers say Acosta was drunk and high on methamphetamine when the accident occurred.

Acosta is due back in court next month, his trial is set to begin in February.