At 1217 pm on September 28, 2013, a single vehicle crash occurred on the Heritage Minerals property located near Colonial Drive and the Manchester Township High School. A Yamaha YFZ 450 was being operated by Thomas Starace of Parlin, NJ. Mr. Starace was operating the ATV on the property, when he lost control and was ejected off the ATV. Mr. Starace impacted the ground and sustained head trauma from the crash. He was subsequently flown to Jersey Shore Medical Center by MONOC paramedics.
Assisting at the scene were, Manchester Vol. First Aid, Manchester Vol. Fire Dept, MONOC Paramedics, and the Ocean County Sheriff’s Department Criminal Investigation Unit. The crash is under investigation by Ptl. O’Hare of the Manchester Traffic Safety Division.