A single car accident in Little Egg Harbor Township Thursday morning claimed the life of a local man.

Little Egg Harbor Township Police say the crash occurred just after 8am on Parkertown Drive.

A car driven by a 66-year-old man struck a tree, trapping the man inside. Police say they used the Jaws of Life to extricate the man, but he died at the scene.

Police have not yet released the man's identity.

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