ROSS TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — A woman convicted by a jury for striking and killing a 50-year-old man with her car on Babcock Boulevard was sentenced.

Melinda Gregor, 29, received a mandatory sentence of three to six years in prison for a hit and run that killed Michael Menner in 2017, announced Wednesday by Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office.

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In April, Gregor was found guilty of four charges, including accidents involving death.

According to the criminal complaint, Menner was crossing Babcock Boulevard on December 17, 2017, just before 7 p.m., before he was struck and killed by a white Subaru driving south. The vehicle fled the scene prior to the police arriving.

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Soon after the accident, police used surveillance video to determine that Gregor was driving the vehicle and put out a warrant for her arrest.

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“My client had no alchohol, she had no drugs in her system,” Gregor’s attorney Phil DiLucente told KDKA. “She thought she hit a deer.”

The complaint said Gregor was picking up a to-go order from a nearby restaurant just before the accident.

The complaint also said Gregor never had a valid driver’s license.

The defense was not allowed to present that Menner was legally drunk when he crossed the road, DiLucente told KDKA.

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“If a jury had heard that he was three times the legal limit, it could have completely turned the events,” DiLucente said.