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Kelsey Rennebohm: BC identifies grad student as bicyclist involved in fatal MBTA bus crash

The 28-year-old woman worked as a teacher in New York before coming to Boston College.

Boston College identified the 28-year-old woman who riding her bike along Huntington Avenue and was killed when she was involved in an accident with an MBTA bus.

Kelsey Rennebohm was a graduate student at BC's Lynch School of Education and was enrolled in the school's counseling psychology program, according to the college.

Rennebohm was riding her bicycle along Huntington Avenue near Forsyth Street about 10:30 p.m. Friday when she came into contact with an MBTA bus. She was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

It was unclear how the crash occurred and city and Transit Police detectives were investigating the crash. No violations have been issued.

Boston College said they are providing assistance to those students who need it and knew Rennebohm.

She worked for two years as a Spanish teacher in East Harlem, N.Y., before she came to Boston College last August.

"Rennebohm was a gifted student and an experienced teacher who worked to provide high-quality instruction and support services for all children," Boston College said in a statement.

 
 
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