Opening arguments set for Thursday in deadly Wilton DWI

[anvplayer video=”5184969″ station=”998132″]

A jury has been seated, and opening arguments are set to begin Thursday in the murder trial against Justin Rodriguez.

Rodriguez is accused of killing tow truck driver Alex Bleickhardt on the Northway in Wilton last September.

Prosecutors say he was drunk when he crashed into Bleickhardt who was helping a disabled vehicle.

The jury includes 12 main jurors and three alternates.

Opening arguments are scheduled to begin at 9:45 Thursday morning.