NJ State Trooper Frankie Williams was killed in an on-duty head on collision on Monday night, according to an announcement by Colonel Rick Fuentes, Superintendent of the New Jersey State Police.
The crash occurred shortly before 7 p.m. on Highway 55 in Millville City, Cumberland County.
At 6:59 p.m., in the area of milepost 22.2, a man traveling southbound in his Toyota Corolla crossed the grass median, entered the northbound lanes, and struck the marked troop car head-on. Trooper Williams was traveling northbound responding to a call for service.
The man died at the scene. Trooper Williams was flown to Cooper University Hospital in Camden where he was pronounced dead. The exact cause of death for both victims has yet to be determined, and the crash is still under investigation.
Trooper Frankie Williams, 31 years old, of Atlantic County, was a member of the 156th State Police Class, which graduated January 29, 2016. He was assigned to Port Norris Station.