December 4, 2023

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Jean Fenelon, 58, is accused of motorized vehicle murder and dashing, based on officers.

A Boston man has been charged with motorized vehicle murder and dashing in reference to a November 2022 deadly bus crash in Waltham, based on officers.  

Jean Fenelon, 58, was arraigned Friday in Waltham District Court docket and launched on private recognizance, based on a press release from Middlesex District Legal professional Marian Ryan and Waltham Chief of Police Kevin O’Connell.

Fenelon was ordered to not function a motorized vehicle and not using a license and to not have contact with any of the witnesses, based on officers.

At roughly 10:32 p.m. on Nov. 19, 2022, a shuttle bus pushed by Fenelon, who was working as an worker of Joseph’s Transportation, was touring on South Road in Waltham when it crashed, putting two bushes.

When police arrived on the scene, they positioned 30 passengers, officers stated. One of many passengers, 25-year-old Vanessa Mark, was pronounced lifeless. The remaining passengers and Fenelon have been all transported to a number of hospitals with various levels of accidents, based on the assertion.

On the time of the crash, the shuttle was working on a routine journey from the Boston and Cambridge space to Brandeis College. 

Investigators say that Fenelon was allegedly driving 52 miles per hour in a 30-mile-per-hour zone and driving erratically earlier than the bus left the roadway, crashing into two bushes, based on the assertion.

Fenelon additionally allegedly failed to use the brakes, based on officers.

The investigation was carried out by the Middlesex District Legal professional’s Workplace, Waltham police, and Massachusetts State Police.