Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 15 years
Badge # 4575
Cause: Struck by vehicle
Trooper Christopher Scales was struck and killed by a tractor trailer while conducting seat belt enforcement on the New Jersey Turnpike at the Carteret toll plaza.
He was standing next to his marked patrol car when the rear of the tractor trailer struck him as it exited the toll booth at 11:15 am.
Trooper Scales had been served with the New Jersey State Police for 15 years and was assigned to Troop D Tactical Patrol Unit. He is survived by his wife, three children, mother, and brother.