PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) — A Jackson County jury has convicted Pascagoula police officer Daniel Snyder of felony fleeing an accident that resulted in the death of a 16-year-old Ocean Springs girl.
The Sun Herald reports (http://bit.ly/1m0s7rU ) the jury deliberated for more than three hours Thursday before returning with a verdict.
Snyder was off-duty on Feb. 22, 2013 when the accident occurred.
Authorities say Katelyn Braun and a friend were walking in a street when she was hit by Snyder's truck.
coulSnyder is facing a sentence of up to 20 years in prison and up to $10,000 in fines.
Information from: The Sun Herald, http://www.sunherald.com