MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — A Monongalia County courtroom was packed with police officers Friday when a man was sentenced in connection with a Feb. 2012 vehicle chase that led to the death of Monongalia County Sheriff’s Department Sgt. Todd May.
Jerod Green was sentenced to 5-18 years in prison following an April guilty plea to third offense DUI and two charges connected to fleeing a police officer.
The judge ordered the time be served after Green completes his 25-50 year sentence on a third-degree murder conviction in Pennsylvania.
Sgt. May was in his cruiser near the state line when Green, at the time traveling south on Interstate 79, slammed into the cruiser causing May’s death. He was going 90 mph. The police chase started near Morgantown went into Pennsylvania and back toward Morgantown.
The deadly collision happened in Greene County, Pennsylvania.