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 ( ) 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,

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