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 5 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

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Thank you for service and please know that your sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

July 12, 2020

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