Teacher killed by cement truck at busy Princeton intersection
PRINCETON — Police are investigating an incident Monday evening where a 62-year-old woman was killed crossing the street after being hit by a cement truck.
According to police, Leslie Goodrich Rubin was crossing at the intersection of Nassau Street and Washington Road when she was hit by the truck. Ralph Allen, 60, of Tabernacle, was identified as the driver of the truck. Police said he turned left onto Washington Road and hit Rubin.
The woman died at the scene, while Allen was not injured, according to police.
According to Planet Princeton, Rubin was a scholar and a teacher, and was the wife of Charles Rubin, a visiting scholar in the James Madison Program at Princeton University. Planet Princeton said work had recently been done on traffic signals at the intersection, which is considered one of the most dangerous in the town.
Princeton police are asking anyone who saw the incident to call 609-921-2100 ext. 1879.
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