Jackson Man Dies In Accident

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  JACKSON – A 30-year-old township man died on July 22 in a head-on crash on Interstate-195 westbound near Six Flags Great Adventure.

  According to law enforcement authorities, Mario Shehata was killed when the Honda Accord he was driving eastbound crossed over the center median and collided with an Infiniti driven by Richard Carter, 37, of Farmingdale.

  Carter was headed westbound, according to the New Jersey State Police. All westbound lanes of I-195 were closed for more than five hours as state troopers investigated the crash site.

  NJSP Sgt. Philip Curry said, first responders were called at 6:45 a.m. on reports of the interstate crash near Route 537 in Jackson Township. He later confirmed that one person was pronounced dead near mile-marker 13.4.