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.

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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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