A Villas man was identified by police as the driver killed in a Middle Township crash Wednesday evening.

Robert Pitts Jr., 65, of Villas, was driving a sedan in the southbound lane of State Highway 47, when his vehicle was allegedly struck by a sedan which, while heading northbound, entered the southbound lane.

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The driver of the other sedan, Robert J. Demarco, 29, of Williamstown, has been charged with DWI, reckless driving, and failure to maintain a lane, according to Middle Township police.

Pitts was extricated and transported to Atlantic City Medical Center, Atlantic City branch, where he was later pronounced dead.

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