Police: 1 dead after car crashes head-on into oncoming car, splits in half

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Police in Manchester Township say a man was killed after his car crossed over the center line of Route 70, and crashed head-on into an oncoming car.

The crash happened Sunday around 6:06 p.m. in the area of the highway and Green Acres Road.

According to officials, Louis Zuffanti, 59, of Manchester, was declared dead at the scene. His car was split in half.

 
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Officials say the other driver, Joaquim Deoliveira, 51, of Toms River, suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to the hospital.

Investigators say speed and weather conditions most likely caused the crash.

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