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Police lieutenant charged in colleague's death

The Middlesex County Prosecutor?s Office has charged a North Brunswick police lieutenant with vehicular homicide for a crash that killed a colleague on August 12. Investigators say Lt. Keith Buckley

News 12 Staff

Sep 5, 2008, 11:41 PM

Updated 5,797 days ago

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The Middlesex County Prosecutor?s Office has charged a North Brunswick police lieutenant with vehicular homicide for a crash that killed a colleague on August 12.
Investigators say Lt. Keith Buckley and Lt. Christopher Zerby were traveling 94 mph on Route 130 in North Brunswick when Buckley lost control of a rented Dodge Viper and crashed into a utility pole. Lt. Buckley escaped the wreckage with minor injuries but Zerby did not survive.
Buckley is free on $70,000 bail. He is suspended with pay pending an indictment.
Buckley's lawyer says his client is devastated and should not be charged with such a serious offense.
"What I said upstairs is that it's an accident, not a crime," says attorney Robert Gluck. "It's a terrible tragedy that has devastated two families already. What can you say about it? I mean it's just a horrible, horrible thing to occur."


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