• BU student hit and killed by truck on Commonwealth Ave.


    BOSTON (FOX 25 / MyFoxBoston.com) – A cyclist was struck and killed Thursday morning by a tractor-trailer in Boston's Brighton neighborhood.

    Christopher Weigl, 23, was struck at about 8:30 a.m. Thursday near the intersection of Commonwealth Avenue and St. Paul Street.

    Weigl, a graduate student at Boston University, was pronounced dead at the scene.

    The New Century truck driver remained at the scene and was cooperating. No citations were issued. A section of Commonwealth Avenue was closed during the investigation.

    A BU student riding his bicycle was killed in Allston last month.

    The Associated Press contributed to this report.




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