Funeral plans set for NJ trooper struck, killed at crash scene

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A New Jersey State Police trooper has died after sustaining head injuries after being struck by a vehicle on I-295 in West Deptford.

Funeral services will be held Monday, March 14th for a state trooper killed when he was struck by a passing motorist at the scene of a car fire.

A wake for 31-year-old Sean Cullen will be held Sunday afternoon and Monday morning at Saint Charles Borromeo Church in Cinnaminson.

His funeral will start at 12 p.m., and will also be held at the church.

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Trooper Cullen was born in Dublin, Ireland in 1985 and moved to the United States in 1988. He went to Cinnaminson High School, and was hired by Westampton Township Police as a patrolman in 2012. He was then hired by the New Jersey State Police in August, 2014.

He was stationed in Bellmawr and was a member of the 154th State Police Class.

Cullen's brother, Garrett, who is a New Jersey State Police detective.

Cullen had responded to an accident Monday night on Interstate 295 in Deptford Township. A car was on fire, and several fire trucks and police vehicles had their emergency lights on. He was walking near the crash when he was struck.

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An Action News viewer captured the car fire video from the scene where Trooper Sean Cullen was struck and killed on I-295 in West Deptford, New Jersey.

Cullen was flown to a hospital in Camden with severe head injuries. He died there around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday.

State police say the 22-year-old female driver of the striking vehicle stopped nearby after the collision and was cooperating with investigators.

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A New Jersey State Trooper sustained serious injuries after being struck by a vehicle on I-295 in West Deptford.

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