Driver in Fatal St. Paul Bus Collision Pleads Guilty

The bus involved in a fatal bus crash Friday. Photo: Twitter/St. Paul Police PIO
The bus involved in a fatal bus crash Friday.

December 29, 2017 05:58 PM

The man involved in a fatal July bus collision in St. Paul has pleaded guilty.

Tyler Randall Bjelland pleaded guilty Friday to criminal vehicular homicide and criminal vehicular operation.


On July 21, police say Bjelland, left the scene of a separate hit and run incident.

RELATED: Driver in St. Paul Bus Crash Charged with Criminal Vehicular Homicide

Witnesses said he was driving a white Chevy Impala as fast as 70 miles per hour when he eventually came to the intersection of Dale and Charles. There, he hit a median and slammed through the bus killing passenger Ken Foster and severely injuring Jackson.

Bjelland will be sentenced in February.



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