Police were called to West 7th Street in Ship Bottom for a report of a man struck by a motor vehicle at 7:19 p.m. Wednesday.
The county prosecutor's office said police arrived to find 73-year-old James Hunsinger lying in a driveway with serious injuries. He was taken to the hospital where he died shortly before 10:55 p.m.
Terrence O'Brien, 63, of 244 West 7th Street in Ship Bottom, was charged with murder. The prosecutor's office said O'Brien intentionally struck Hunsinger with a car.
O'Brien's bail was set at $750,000 with no 10% option.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Casey Long of the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office at (732) 929-2027 or Detective Michael Nash of the Ship Bottom Police Department at (609) 494-1518.