Cape Coral teen killed in a car crash while traveling to college
CAPE CORAL, Fla.– A Cape Coral teen is dead after a car crash on Wednesday.
The family of Timothy “TJ” Rucker said the teen was traveling to Georgia where he was going to attend college.
His loved ones are currently working to raise money to return his body to Lee County. On Saturday, more than $25,000 was raised on a GoFundMe account.
TJ’s family said they still need around $5,000 to cover expenses.
A fundraising event is scheduled for 5:30 PM on Saturday at Bowland Cape Coral. Proceeds will go towards getting TJ’s body home and his funeral expenses.
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