Trooper Sean Cullen was struck and killed by a vehicle while assisting at the scene of a vehicle fire.
Trooper Cullen had responded to a vehicle fire with injuries that occurred near milepost 23 on the southbound lanes of I-295 in Deptford Township. He was outside of his cruiser and walking near the scene of the fire when he was struck by a passing vehicle. Trooper Cullen was transported to Cooper University Hospital, in Camden, where he died from his injuries.
The driver of the vehicle who struck Trooper Cullen remained at the scene.
Trooper Cullen had served with the New Jersey State Police for 18 months and was assigned to the Bellmawr Station. He had previously served with the Westampton Police Department. He is survived by his 9-month-old son and fiancee.