Ocean County resident, an expert skydiver, dies during jump

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www.nj.com—The Waretown resident died from a heart ailment that occurred after he opened his parachute. An Ocean County resident died Tuesday from a heart ailment during a skydiving jump in California. Peter Zimmerli, 68, who owned a home in Waretown, was pronounced dead at the scene of the landing at Skydive Perris near Perris Valley Airport, according to a report on Press Enterprise. Zimmerli's son, Jonathan, said on Facebook that his father died of a hemoperricardium, which...

Florida woman dies after head-on collision in Ocean County. The passenger in the woman's vehicle was also taken to the hospital A woman visiting from Florida died after her car was struck head-on Friday afternoon in Lacey, police said. The crash was reported at 3:37 p.m. on West Lacey Road near the Bamber Lake VFW, according to a statement from the Lacey Township Police. A 67-year-old Whiting resident was driving west on the road when he crossed over the centerline and hit a car which was traveling east on Lacey Road driven...