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Amy Senser makes first court appearance in hit-and-run case

Senser confirmed that she's read the charges against her and a judge set a pre-trial hearing for October 18th. If she's found guilty of criminal vehicular homicide, the wife of former Vikings star Joe Senser could receive up to ten years in prison.
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Senser confirmed that she's read the charges against her and a judge set a pre-trial hearing for October 18th. If she's found guilty of criminal vehicular homicide, the wife of former Vikings star Joe Senser could receive up to ten years in prison.

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