Crash kills off-duty cop in Bucks Co.

September 7, 2009 11:56:19 AM PDT
Lower Makefield police are mourning the loss of a longtime officer and detective.Authorities tell Action News that 53-year-old Michael Buben was killed at about 1:30 a.m. on Labor Day when his Corvette flipped, ejecting him along I-95 near the Old Lincoln Highway exit in the vicinity of Middletown Township. The crash is under investigation by state police.

Buben's wife Mary Beth was also in the vehicle at the time of the crash. She was treated and released from St. Mary Medical Center. Buben is also survived by several adult children.

Lower Makefield police chief Ken Colluzzi tells Action News that Buben was a dedicated officer who served the township with distinction. Buben also served in the Bucks County Drug Task Force and was also a polygrapher for the Lower Makefield police department.


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