Police on Friday identified the person killed while driving the wrong way on Route 55 early Thursday.
Peter Koslowsky, 33, of Erma, N.J., was driving a 2014 Ford F-150 southbound in a northbound lane when his vehicle collided with a dump truck. The accident in Franklin Township was reported at 2:47 a.m., police said.
The driver of the dump truck sustained minor injuries, according to police. He was identified as Dick Langlois, 52, of Millville, N.J., according to NJ.com. Both trucks were engulfed in flames following the head-on crash.
There were no other vehicles or passengers involved in the accident, which police said remains under investigation. Police declined to provide any further details.
Koslowsky was an alumnus of Lower Cape May Regional High School, according to his Facebook page.
Since Thursday, friends of Koslowsky have taken to Facebook to express their support for him and his family.
Patrick McBride of Cape May wrote that he couldn't believe Koslowsky was dead.
"That can't be true he's gonna call or text for the past 10 years not a day has gone by that we haven't talked either on the job site or phone calls. I love you brother. 25 years of friendship gone in an instant. Linda Koslowsky and Ted all of your none biological sons are here for you and the family love you more then ever," McBride wrote.