Man sentenced to 12 years in prison for Milwaukee hit-and-run death of crossing guard
Terrence Harris, 35, was sentenced in court Tuesday to 12 years in prison and six years extended supervision. Harris is accused of hitting 71-year-old Andrew Tyler last November.
Tyler was on his way to his crossing guard post when he was hit. Tyler had several surgeries after the hit-and-run but later died. Harris was arrested six weeks later in California.
In April, Harris reached a plea deal with prosecutors and pleaded guilty.
It was an emotional day in court as CBS 58 heard from four members of Tyler's family during Harris' sentencing hearing.
Harris' mother also spoke to the court saying Harris is a good man and Harris himself apologized to Tyler's family.
But Tyler's family says Tuesday's sentence isn't enough.
"He got time, but there's nothing that can replace life, you know. So I don't know. We're just sad," said Karin Tyler, Andrew Tyler's daughter.
Tyler's family says Andrew was a religious man who was loved by many and will be greatly missed.