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Burlington Township Police Department
Monday September 16th, 2019 :: 10:36 a.m. EDT


***NEWS RELEASE*** BTPD Investigating Fatal Pedestrian MVC Sunset Road and Hospital Drive from Sept. 13th

September 16, 2019

At approximately 11:58 AM on Friday, September 13, 2019, the Burlington Township Police Department responded to the area of Sunset Road and Hospital Drive for a motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian.

Upon arrival, officers discovered that David Rucker, a 64 year old male from Willingboro, NJ, was crossing Sunset Road when he was struck by a 2003 Toyota RAV 4. Rucker sustained traumatic injuries and was transported to Virtua Willingboro Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

The driver of the vehicle that struck Rucker remained on scene and cooperated with investigating officers.

This collision is still under investigation by members of the Burlington Township Police Department Traffic Safety Unit and the Burlington Township Police Department Investigations Bureau. No charges have been issued at this time.

The Burlington Township Police Department requests that witnesses and individuals with information pertinent to this investigation contact either Traffic Safety Unit Officer McDonough at (609) 386-2019 or OR Investigations Bureau Detective Ruben Ortiz-Cruz at (609) 239-5889 or

Burlington Township Police Department
851 Old York Rd
Burlington, NJ 08016

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 609-386-2019

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