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New Jersey state trooper dies of injuries after head-on crash

Posted at 1:24 AM, Dec 06, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-06 01:37:27-05

MILLVILLE, N.J. – A New Jersey state trooper who was injured in a head-on crash has died.

The crash happened Monday night in Millville.

State police say a man traveling southbound on a New Jersey highway crossed the grass median, entered the northbound lanes and crashed into the state trooper’s vehicle.

Trooper Frankie Williams, 31, was responding to a call at the time of the collision.

State police say the unidentified man was pronounced dead at the scene. The 31-year-old Williams was flown to a hospital, where he later died.

The crash remains under investigation.

State police say Williams was a member of the 156th State Police Class, which graduated in January.