Berkeley man killed in crash on Westbrook Drive

BAYVILLE, NJ – The driver of a Ford Mustang that crashed into a utility pole died from his injuries after being rushed to Community Medical Center.   According to police in Berkeley Township,  on Sunday at approximately 1:05 pm, officers responded to the 100 block of Westbrook Drive for a report of a motor vehicle crash. The initial call was for a crash with a pedestrian struck.
Upon arrival, officers observed a one car crash, with the vehicle (Ford Mustang) resting on the front lawn of a home. The vehicle struck a utility pole prior to going on the lawn. The driver was ejected from the vehicle. Life-saving measures were performed on the scene and the victim was transported to Community Medical Center. A short time later the victim, Tracy Pierce 59 of Berkeley Township, succumbed to his injuries. It was determined that in fact no pedestrian was struck.
This investigation is ongoing by Traffic Safety Officer Patrick Coletti. Anyone with information regarding this crash is urged to contact the Berkeley Township Police Department at 732-341-1132 x2125. Tips can be left by calling 732-341-1132 x611. Tips can be anonymous.