Report: Lance Armstrong pleads guilty to careless driving

Wednesday February 18th, 2015

Cyclist Lance Armstrong has pleaded guilty to careless driving, according to a report from the Associated Press.

Armstrong paid a $150 fine and more than $230 for court fees and will not have to appear in court, the report says.

The guilty plea stems from a Dec. 28 accident in Aspen, Colo., in which he hit two parked cars with a GMC Yukon.

A separate report earlier this month said that Armstrong's girlfriend, Anna Hansen, initially said she was driving the SUV but later admitted that she lied to reduce media attention.

Armstrong reportedly was cited for failing to report an accident and speeding on Jan. 12.

Armstrong, 43, won the Tour de France every year from 1999-2005. He lost his titles after USADA published a 202-page report in 2012 detailing evidence of the cyclist's doping. 

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