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Driver Charged With DUI In Wethersfield Pedestrian’s Death

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Christopher Benjamin (Courtesy Wethersfield Police)

Christopher Benjamin (Courtesy Wethersfield Police)

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Wethersfield police have charged a New Britain man with drunk driving in the death of a pedestrian Monday night.  Police say 50-year-old Donna Nickerson of Wethersfield was in the roadway at the intersection of Jordan Lane and Folly Brook Boulevard at about 10:30 when she was struck.

Police say the driver of the car is identified as 46-year-old Christopher Benjamin of New Britain.  He was arrested at the scene. He may face additional charges when the accident investigation is complete.

Police are asking anyone who saw the crash or who has information about the accident to call Wethersfield police,  (860) 721-2900.

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