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Boston College Graduate Student Killed by Bus



A Boston College graduate student was struck by an MBTA bus Friday evening, WCVB reports.

Kelsey Rennebohm, who worked for two years as an educator in New York City, was reportedly killed as she rode her bicycle on Huntington Avenue near Northeastern University,

Boston Mayor Tom Menino said the tragedy was the “third accident we’ve had where somebody has lost their life.”

“I’ve asked the transportation department to take a look at the roadway to see what we can do to make it safer for cyclists and automobiles,” he said.

MBTA spokesman Joe Pesaturo said the “bus operator has been questioned as part of the ongoing investigation.”

The details, he said, of the accident remain undetermined and forensic expert are investigating.

“Rennebohm was a gifted student and an experienced teacher who worked to provide high-quality instruction and support services for all children,” according to a statement from Boston College.

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