Palmyra man killed in fatal crash in Burlington Township, police say

Dean Pryor, 58, collided with a box truck while riding his bicycle on Route 130, according to authorities.

The following report is on file with the Burlington Township Police Department:

At approximately 9:27 p.m. on Thursday, May 3, the Burlington Township Police Department responded to the area of Route 130 and Dulty’s Lane for a motor vehicle collision involving a bicyclist.

Upon arrival, officers discovered that Dean Pryor, 58, of Palmyra, was riding his bicycle in the travel lanes of Route 130 southbound just south of Dulty’s Lane when he was struck by a box truck that was traveling southbound on Route 130. The force of the collision caused traumatic injuries, and Pryor was deceased prior to officers’ arrival. His body was released to the Burlington County Medical Examiner Office.

The driver of the vehicle that struck Pryor remained on scene and cooperated with investigating officers.

This collision is still under investigation by members of the Burlington Township Police Department Traffic Safety Unit and the Burlington Township Police Department Investigations Bureau. No charges have been issued at this time.

The Burlington Township Police Department requests that witnesses and individuals with information pertinent to this investigation contact either Traffic Safety Unit Officer Pew at 609–386–2019 or epew100@burltwppd.com or Investigations Bureau Det. Ruben Ortiz-Cruz at 609–239–5889 or rortizcruz95@burltwppd.com.