A 47-year-old Little Egg Harbor Township man died in a single-car crash Thursday night, township police said.

Scott Benjamin was driving a Chevy Trailblazer, police said, when he went off the road at Mathistown Road and Vacari Way at around 11:40 p.m. Thursday, hitting several trees.

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Benjamin was taken to Southern Ocean County Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

Police Cpl. Todd Jillson is investigating the crash.

Derek Harper

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