Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 2 years, 11 months
Badge # 245
Cause: Automobile accident
Police Officer Kenneth Santucci was killed in an automobile accident when his patrol car was struck by another vehicle that had run a stop sign. The accident occurred at the intersection of Union Avenue and King Street in Nutley.
He was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. His partner was also transported to a local hospital in serious condition.
Officer Santucci is survived by his expectant wife and two children. He had served with the Belleville Police Department for eight months and had previously served with the Newark Police Department for two years.