Constable 1st Class

Craig Francis ZUCCHETTI

YEAR OF DEATH

1988

JURISDICTION

New South Wales

DETAILS OF DEATH

On 16 March 1988 Constable Zucchetti was driving along the Oxley Highway Tamworth. Constable Burns was a passenger in the vehicle. At the time both were attached to the State Drug Crime Commission and were engaged in an operation in the area. While negotiating a right hand bend in the highway Constable Zucchetti lost control of the vehicle crossed onto the incorrect side of the road and collided with a semi trailer. Constable Zucchetti was killed instantly and Constable Burns died the following morning in the Tamworth District Hospital. Constable Zucchetti was born in 1959 and joined the New South Wales Police Service on 14 January 1980. At the time of his death he was attached to the State Drug Crime Commission. Constable Burns was born in 1962 and joined the New South Wales Police Service on 12 October 1981. At the time of his death he was attached to the State Drug Crime Commission.

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