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Woman pleads guilty in deputy death after conviction tossed

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A woman has pleaded guilty to reduced charges in her teenage involvement with the death of a police officer after the Utah Supreme Court overturned her original conviction.

Fox13 reports Meagan Grunwald pleaded guilty to felony charges of manslaughter and assault on a police officer.

Her boyfriend killed Utah County Sheriff’s Sgt. Cory Wride after the deputy approached their pickup truck pulled over on a snowy day in 2014.

Grunwald drove away after the shooting, sparking a multi-county chase that included a second deputy shot in the head and ended with her boyfriend's death.

She has testified her forced her to drive. Prosecutors disagree.

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