Boston Photojournalism Student Killed In Bike Accident

Christopher Weigl
Christopher Weigl

Christopher Weigl, a Boston University student who was pursuing a masters in photojournalism, was killed this morning when the bicycle he was riding on Commonwealth was struck by a semi-trailer truck that turned into the cyclist. BU photojournalism program director Peter Southwick said Weigl was "one of our best and brightest students ... The campus is in shock."

A BU Today story by Art Jahnke, which includes a video student profile of Weigl, is online here.

Watch a NECN-TV video report about the accident here.