On December 4th at 4:35pm, Barnegat officers responded to 62 Pacific Avenue for a report of a man trapped under an overturned tractor.
Upon arrival officers found Donald Lacey, 55, of Waretown pinned under an overturned Kubota tractor. Lacey had been working on a septic system at the address when the tractor he was operating overturned.
Barnegat Volunteer Fire Company responded to the scene and utilized airbags to lift the tractor and extricate Lacey. Lacey was treated by members of the Barnegat Volunteer First Aid Squad and transported to Southern Ocean Medical Center with injuries to his left ankle.