SUMMIT, NJ – Summit Police Department Officer Matthew Tarentino has died as a result of injuries sustained in a multi-vehicle car crash that occurred at 6:20 a.m. Tuesday on Interstate 78 in Bernards, according to authorities.

Tarentino, 29, was traveling to work in Summit when a westbound car crossed over the Interstate 78 median and struck two eastbound vehicles. Two others were injured in the accident and transported to Morristown Hospital.

He is survived by his wife and two children.