Man arrested in fatal DUI crash in Lake County

Man hit, killed pedestrian, Florida Highway Patrol says

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LAKE COUNTY, Fla. - The Florida Highway Patrol investigated a late night accident where a man was hit and killed in the roadway.

Troopers said the accident happened at 10:17 p.m. Saturday on State Road 46 and Wekiva River Road.

Troopers said 43-year-old Robert Wenrick was east on State Road 46 when he hit 20-year-old Conrad Berry, who was standing on the side of the road.

Troopers do not know why Berry was on the side of the road, but after he was hit he was knocked into the grassy shoulder and pronounced dead.

Troopers said Wenrick failed to submit a Breathalyzer and was arrested for DUI.

Wenrick was taken to the Lake County Jail and the crash remains under investigation.

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