The investigation revealed Patrick Wood, 25, of, Villas was driving a 2008 Nissan Altima northbound in the area of Breakwater Road. Wood lost control of the vehicle, causing it to leave the roadway and strike a tree before coming to a rest.
Patrick Wood was treated at the scene for life threatening injuries and eventually transported to Cape Regional Medical Center where he died as a result of his injuries.
Lower Township Police officer Matthew Gamble is handling the investigation, which is ongoing.
Also assisting on scene were the Villas Fire Department and Lower Township EMS.
Lower Township Police Department
405 Breakwater Rd
Cape May, NJ 08204