Coast Guard crew medevacs 1 near Barnegat Light, N.J.

BARNEGAT LIGHT, N.J. – The Coast Guard medevaced a 23-year-old man Tuesday from a tug boat five miles east of Barnegat Light, N.J.

The Coast Guard received a call at 5:03 a.m. from a crewman aboard the Dace Reinauer reporting a crew member was experiencing severe abdominal pain and requesting medical assistance.

A rescue boat crew from Coast Guard Station Barnegat Light arrived on scene and transported the man to Station Barnegat Light.

The man was transferred to awaiting emergency medical personnel and transported to Southern Ocean County Hospital for treatment.

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