EAGLESWOOD FATAL CRASH UPDATE
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On 8/9/2017 at approximately 3 pm, the New Jersey State Police responded to Callaway’s Restaurant (Route 9 South, Eagleswood,NJ) for a report of a vehicle striking the building. Upon arrival, Troopers observed a 2009 GMC Acadia against the south east corner of the restaurant with substantial front end damage.
The driver, Patty Rulon, was removed from the vehicle and subsequently pronounced deceased at the scene. The front seat passenger, Albert Rulon, was flown to Atlanticare for multiple traumatic injuries. While in transit, he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased. The rear passenger side occupant, Juliette Adomaa, was partially ejected from the backseat and suffered from shoulder and head injuries but is stable at this time. Lastly, the rear drivers side occupant, a 15yo male, was flown to Jersey Shore Medical Center for possible broken ribs and internal injuries and is stable at this time.
Further investigation revealed that the driver, Patty Rulon, was traveling northbound on Route 9 when she allegedly lost consciousness and slumped over the steering wheel with her foot on the accelerator. She then accelerated across the southbound lane, up a short bank of shrubs and bushes, and impacted the corner of Callaway’s Restaurant. There is nothing to indicate anything criminal regarding this case.
Below are the vehicle occupant identifiers. All individuals in the vehicle were related with the exception of Ms. Adomaa who was a caregiver for Albert Rulon.
Vehicle: 2009 GMC Acadia
V#1 Driver: Patty Rulon, DOB 1/23/63 of 76 W. Lakeshore Dr., Manahawkin, NJ
Front Pass: Albert Rulon, DOB 3/13/26 of 230 N. Green Street, Tuckerton, NJ
Rear Pass #1: Juliette Adomaa, DOB 10/16/72 of 230 N. Green Street, Tuckerton, NJ
Rear Pass #2: 15 years old