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Man found guilty in fatal Port Aransas hit and run

Posted: 3:24 PM, May 15, 2018
Updated: 2018-05-15 16:24:17-04

The man accused hitting and killing a 20-year-old Port Aransas man has been found guilty.

Jason Auvenshine was found guilty today on one count of Accident Involving Death and one count of Intoxication Manslaughter with a Vehicle, both second degree felonies.

In March of 2017, Auvenshine fatally ran over Brandon Phelps in Port Aransas.

Police said Auvenshine initially left the scene of the accident, but returned later .

Auvenshine faces between 25 years and life in prison.