Andrew Simpson gets up to eighteen years in hit and run that killed Masoud Bahramisasharif

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Big photos below.
Last spring, we told you about the arrest of Andrew Simpson, who was thought to have visited a bar and been on a quest to buy pot when his car struck Masoud Bahramisasharif, a DU student walking his bike in a crosswalk. Now the boom has been lowered on Simpson in a big way: He faces up to eighteen years behind bars. Get the story below, along with photos, video and police reports.

The incident in question took place at around 8:41 p.m. on May 31. Witnesses (and there were a number of them) say Bahramisasharif was walking his bicycle in the crosswalk at University and Evans when a red SUV ran the light and plowed into him, dragging his bike for several blocks before speeding away.

As we've reported, Bahramisasharif, a native of Iran, was a DU engineering student with a particular interest in robotics. But far from taking his emotional cues from such machines, he is said to have been known for his kindness and omnipresent smile.

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A photo from Bahramisharif's Facebook page.
The grisly impact that took Bahramisasharif's life is depicted graphically in the following item from a Denver police report on view below. It shows that his body slid diagonally across the street after being struck, allegedly by Simpson's SUV, before coming into contact with a pickup parked on the opposite curb. Meanwhile, the vehicle continued straight ahead, with the bicycle still attached.

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Continue for more about the conviction of Andrew Simpson, including police reports and a video.

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" Thought it was a dog so I didn't stop. "......

What kind of dog can make the sound of a full grown man & bike when being ran over by any motor vehicle ? Lying piece of shit ! What kind of person DOESN'T stop after hitting someone's pet ? This LYING P.O.S. who has EARNED the 18 year sentence !

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