Amy Senser Found Guilty in Fatal Hit-and-Run Case
(MINNEAPOLIS) — Amy Senser, the wife of former NFL star Joe Senser, was found guilty Thursday of two of three felony counts related to criminal vehicular homicide.
Senser was convicted of leaving the scene of an accident and failure to promptly report an accident, but was acquitted on the third felony charge of gross negligence. She was also convicted of misdemeanor careless driving.
The 45-year-old showed little emotion as the verdicts were read. She stared straight ahead. Jurors looked tense at the conclusion of the highly publicized trial in Hennepin County District Court, in Minnesota.
Anousone Phanthavong, a restaurant cook, was fatally struck by Amy Senser’s sport utility vehicle as he refueled his stalled car on an Interstate 94 ramp in Minneapolis.
Senser is to remain free until sentencing on July 9. Each felony count was punishable by up to 10 years in prison, but sentencing guidelines suggested four years for each count. The misdemeanor carried a potential sentence of up to 90 days in jail.
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