Trooper William L. Carroll, Jr.

Trooper William L. Carroll, Jr.

New Jersey State Police, New Jersey

End of Watch Thursday, July 12, 1984

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William L. Carroll, Jr.

Trooper William Carroll was struck and killed by a vehicle at mile-marker 76 on New Jersey Turnpike. He had just completed a traffic stop of a tractor-trailer when he was struck by another tractor-trailer.

He was transported to a local hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries nine hours later.

The driver who struck him was convicted of careless driving.

Trooper Carroll had served with the New Jersey State Police for five years. He was survived by his wife, parents, and five siblings.


  • Age 29
  • Tour 5 years, 5 months
  • Badge 3296

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

traffic stop

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Trooper Carroll,
On today, the 40th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state f New Jersey. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol(Retired)

July 12, 2024

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