Widow of fallen New Jersey State Trooper gives birth to baby boy

NEW JERSEY (WTXF) It was a bittersweet moment for the widow of fallen New Jersey State Trooper Eli McCarson. She recently gave birth to their son.

Local photographer Aleia Ward, of Aleia Monet Photography, captured beautiful images of the new bundle of joy. She also photographed his widow, Jordan, in a maternity photo shoot.

30-year-old New Jersey State Trooper Trooper Eli McCarson was killed in December of 2015 while on duty when his vehicle went off the side of the road and struck an electric utility police.

Trooper McCarson, of Gloucester County, was a member of the 155th State Police Class. He was working out of Woodstown Station.