Senser’s attorney seeks probation for hit-and-run

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An attorney for Amy Senser say she’s “deeply remorseful” for the pain felt by the family of a man killed in a hit-and-run crash last year.

Senser is scheduled to be sentenced Monday on two counts of criminal vehicular homicide for the August crash that killed 38-year-old Anousone Phanthavong.

She faces a maximum of four years in prison. But in new court documents, her attorney Eric Nelson is asking for probation.

According to the St. Paul Pioneer Press, Nelson wrote that Senser is sorry and has no criminal history.

Nelson says Senser struggles with the fact that she is responsible for taking a human life, even though it was an accident.

Hennepin County prosecutors are expected to file their response to Nelson’s request on Thursday.