Authorities in Cape May County say a man from Millville was killed in a crash on Route 9 late last week.

The accident happened last Thursday afternoon, August 25th, at around 4:15 on Route 9/Shore Road at Eagles Way in the Swainton section of Middle Township.

According to the Middle Township Police Department,

a Honda Accord, driven by Theodore O’Donnell Jr., forty-four (44) years of age from Millville, New Jersey, was traveling north on Route 9, crossed the centerline and side-swiped a Nissan Versa that had been traveling south on Route 9. The Honda Accord continued into the south-bound lane and struck a Ford F-150 that was traveling behind the Nissan Versa.

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O’Donnell was extricated from his car and taken to Cape Regional Medical Center where he was later pronounced dead. The driver of the Ford F-150 was injured and also taken to a local hospital.

Route 9 was closed for about two hours as the scene was cleared.

The crash was investigated by the Middle Township Police Department Crash Team and the Cape May County Prosecutor's Office.

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