10 years in prison for woman convicted of running over boy

- A woman who was convicted of running over a 12-year-old boy on New Year's Eve 2014 will spend the next 10 years in prison.

Michelle Simkins was sentenced on Friday in Brevard County.

In December, a jury her guilty of running over Thomas Gregory, 12, while he played outside of his home in Cocoa Beach.

Gregory suffered two broken legs and other injuries.

In addition to her prison sentence, Simkins will serve five years of probation with drug supervision and treatment.

She also cannot drive during probation and cannot have any contact with the Gregory family or return to Bahama Boulevard in Cocoa Beach, where the incident happened.

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