The wife of a former Minnesota Vikings tight end has admitted being behind the wheel of her husband's sport-utility vehicle last August when it struck a man on a highway exit ramp, killing him.
But much of what happened that night is disputed, including whether Amy Senser even knew she hit someone.
Jury selection begins Monday in Senser's criminal vehicular homicide trial - a case that has captured headlines as attorneys sparred over everything from why she waited more than a week to come forward to whether she was drinking or talking on her cellphone. The case has also generated public outcry over perceptions that Senser was trying to cover something up, while the victim, an immigrant, was left to die.
Senser, the wife of former Vikings player Joe Senser, has claimed she is innocent and says she didn't stop or call for help because she didn't know she hit anyone.
''She is tremendously grief-stricken over the loss of this man's life,'' her attorney, Eric Nelson, said after charg...