Driver in crash that killed Philly cop gets 19 to 40 years

The man who caused a car accident that killed Police Sgt. Timothy Simpson pleaded guilty to third-degree murder


By Miriam Hill
The Philadelphia Inquirer

PHILADELPHIA — The man who caused a 2008 car accident that killed Philadelphia Police Sgt. Timothy Simpson will spend 19 to 40 years in prison under a plea agreement reached Monday.

William Foster, 44, of Levittown, pleaded guilty to third-degree murder and other charges in the case. He apologized to the Simpson family.

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