Mario Shehata, 30, died in the head-on accident near Six Flags Great Adventure. He was driving his Honda Accord in the eastbound lanes when he crossed the grass dividing the highway and drove into oncoming traffic. He met an Infiniti driven by Richard Carter, 37.
Carter sustained moderate injuries. Neither vehicle was carrying passengers.
The accident that closed all westbound lanes for more than five hours on Wednesday happened at about 6:45 a.m.
The accident is still under investigation.
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