18-year-old killed, driver charged with DUI

Barbara Ross (Photo provided by Connecticut State Police)


BETHANY, Conn. (WTNH) — An 18-year-old was killed when hit while walking on Route 69 in Bethany on Friday night.

Connecticut State Police say that 18-year-old Robert Weidig Jr. of Bethany was walking in the right shoulder of Route 69 in Bethany when he was struck by a car. He died of his injuries.

Police say 60-year-old Barbara Ross of Cheshire was not injured in the crash. Ross was arrested and charged with driving under the influence and failure to drive in proper lane.

Ross was released on $5,000 bond and is due in court on January 14.

Police say this accident is still under investigation.

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