New Jersey State Trooper Dies of Injuries After Head-on Crash

MILLVILLE, N.J. – A New Jersey state police trooper and another driver were killed in a head-on crash on Rt. 55 in Millville, Cumberland County.

It happened at 6:59 p.m. Monday.

A man traveling southbound in his Toyota Corolla crossed the grass median, entered the northbound lanes and crashed head-on into a marked state police vehicle.

Trooper Frankie Williams was on duty and responding to a call at the time of the collision, state police said in a statement early Tuesday.

The driver of the Corolla was pronounced dead at the scene.

The trooper was flown to Cooper University Hospital in Camden for treatment, but was pronounced dead.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

Trooper Williams was 31 years old and from Atlantic County.

He was assigned to the Port Norris, N.J., station and was a member of the 156th State Police Class which graduated January 29, 2016.

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