COAST GUARD RESCUES MAN NEAR BARNEGAT LIGHT

The Coast Guard medevaced a 32-­year-­old man from the 78-­foot fishing boat he was aboard 60 miles east of Barnegat Light on Saturday.

Medevaced was Jeremy Rochelle, 32.

The Coast Guard received a call at 2:23 p.m. from a crewmember aboard the Tamara Alane, homeported in North Carolina, reporting Rochelle was possibly suffering from a ruptured hernia.

A 47-­foot Motor Life Boat crew from Coast Guard Station Barnegat Light arrived on scene and transported Rochelle back to the station to be transferred to awaiting emergency medical personnel.

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