• Concern for cyclists in Boston after another college student is hit, killed


    BOSTON (FOX 25 / MyFoxBoston.com) – There's new concern for cyclists in Boston after another college student was hit on his bike and killed.

    There was a candlelight vigil on the campus of Boston University Thursday night for 23-year-old Christopher Weigl, who was hit by a tractor-trailer Thursday morning at the intersection of Commonwealth Avenue and St. Paul Street.

    The truck driver cooperated with police and has not been cited.
    This is the second time this year where a student has lost their life. Another Boston University student was hit by a bus and killed in Allston last month.
    People near the Commonwealth Avenue and St. Paul Street say it's definitely a dangerous spot.

    Weigl was a grad student studying photojournalism and grew up in Southborough. He is the fifth bicyclist killed in Boston this year.
    Boston University is offering grief counseling on campus and the mayor's spokesperson told The Boston Globe city transportation officials will be investigating any intersection reported to be a danger for cyclists in Boston.


    BU student hit and killed by truck on Commonwealth Ave.

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