JOHNSON COUNTY, Mo. — A driver who hit a Harrisburg bus, killing a girl’s track coach and injuring several students, has been sentenced to 22 years in prison.
Brandon Brill, 27 will serve consecutive sentences of 15 years for involuntary manslaughter and 7 years for assault.
Brill claimed he was fatigued from a long shift at work when he crossed the center line and hit the bus head-on in September of 2017.
The crash killed the driver, coach Brian Simpson, and injured five members of the cross country team from Harrisburg.
Brill pleaded guilty to the charges July 18. He will remain in custody of the Missouri Department of Corrections.