MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — State officials say Amy Senser, who’s serving time for a fatal hit and run, will be released nearly six months early from prison.

The Department of Corrections says Senser applied for a transfer to a jail or halfway house for work release, and it was approved.

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Senser is the wife of former Minnesota Vikings player Joe Senser. She was convicted of criminal vehicular homicide in the 2011 death of 38-year-old Anousone Phanthavong.

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He was hit while refilling his gas tank on an Interstate 94 exit ramp in Minneapolis.

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The Department of Corrections lists Senser’s prison release date as April 24.