The bus driver charged in the deadly Chattanooga crash that killed six children is out on bond.
WRCB reported that Johnthony Walker was released Wednesday morning on a $50,000 bond. He will be on supervised released until his February 27, 2018 trial date.
A judge reduced his bond from $107,000 last month after a hearing where attorneys argued that Walker had never been in trouble before the 2016 crash, worked two jobs, and had strong family ties.
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 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 occurred. Walker's defense attorney has said he swerved to avoid a collision with another vehicle.
Media report a Hamilton County judge on Tuesday set Feb. 27 as the date the trial will begin. That date was chosen after a conflict was found with Feb. 20, which the judge had originally selected.
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.