Leslie Goodrich Rubin was a former political science professor and the wife of a visiting professor at Princeton.

PRINCETON — The woman who was struck and killed by a concrete truck while in a crosswalk in Princeton Tuesday evening was a longtime political science professors at Duquesne University in Pittsburg.

Leslie Goodrich Rubin, 62, was on a crosswalk around 5 p.m. Tuesday when a concrete truck made a left turn onto Washington Road from Nassau Street and hit her, police said.

Rubin was pronounced dead on the scene, police said.

Rubin’s husband, Charles Rubin, also previously taught political science at Duquesne, according to the university’s website. Charles Rubin had recently taken a visitor professorship for the 2017-18 academic year through the Princeton’s James Madison Program.

The James Madison Program mourns our beloved Leslie Rubin, wife of Prof Charles Rubin, who died in a tragic accident in Princeton yesterday.

— Robert P. George (@McCormickProf) October 11, 2017

All of us here are in a state of shock. We’ve thrown our arms around our dear Charlie in a desperate effort to comfort him—and ourselves.

— Robert P. George (@McCormickProf) October 11, 2017

The driver of the truck was identified as 60-year-old Ralph Allen of Tabernacle. He was unhurt, and police are investigating the cause of the crash.

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Woman killed by concrete truck in Princeton was teacher, scholar

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