Johnthony Walker Trial Set For February

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CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) – A judge has set a trial date for the driver in a Tennessee school bus crash that killed six elementary school students last year.

Johnthony Walker’s trial date is Tuesday, February 27th.

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Walker faces 34 charges, including six counts of vehicular homicide, in last November’s crash in Chattanooga.

Police have said Walker was speeding when the crash happened.

Walker’s defense attorney has said he swerved to avoid a collision with another vehicle.



Walker was driving 37 elementary students home when the bus left the curvy road, hit a utility pole, overturned and hit a tree, collapsing the roof.