Man charged in hit-and-run crossing guard death pleads guilty

Terrence Harris hit Andrew Tyler on Nov. 10
Posted at 8:29 PM, Apr 17, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-17 22:08:49-04

The man charged in the hit-and-run homicide of a Milwaukee crossing guard has pleaded guilty to the crime on Tuesday.

The court found Terrence Harris guilty for charges of the hit-and-run death and operating a vehicle on a revoked license.

Harris hit 71-year-old crossing guard, Andrew Tyler, on Nov. 10 near the corner of Carmen Avenue and 72nd Street. 

Tyler was on his way to work at Kluge Elementary when he was struck. He was in the hospital for weeks after the accident, undergoing amputation surgeries of both of his legs. He died on Dec. 7. 

Police arrested Harrison after Tyler's death on Dec. 21 in Lodi, California.

A sentencing hearing for Harrison will be held on June 5 at 8:15 a.m. The maximum sentence is 31 years in prison.