Monday, December 10, 2012
Eric Kim died when his boat and "No Surrender" crashed
A man from the Colonia section of Woodbridge died after his boat and another boat collided on the ocean off Long Branch, state police said on Monday morning. Eric Kim, 31, died after his boat was struck off Long Branch by "No Surrender," a 38-foot boat piloted by Thomas Oloughlin, 44, of Princeton, on Saturday afternoon, said Sgt. Brian Polite. Kim's passenger, Soo Lee, 34, of the Parlin section of Sayreville, suffered cuts, but was not seriously injured, Polite said. Polite said police are not releasing the names of the passengers aboard "No Surrender," but did say that the pilot and passengers were not injured. Kim may have originally been taken to Jersey Shore Medical Center in Neptune for head injuries. He was later pronounced dead at …
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
No injuries when Ocean One Hit Point Beach Jetty at Manasquan Inlet
The Ocean One commercial fishing vessel had a mechanical failure that caused loss of power that led it to collide into the rock jetty on the Point Pleasant Beach side of the Manasquan Inlet, the Coast Guard said on Wednesday afternoon. The scallop boat was coming back into the inlet when it lost power and the shoal that has developed along the jetty since Sandy had nothing to do with the incident, said Coast Guard Petty Officer Dan Wishnoff. Three people were safely rescued from a commercial scalloping vessel that drifted onto the rock jetty on the Point Pleasant Beach side of the Manasquan Inlet on Tuesday night, according to the Coast Guard. There were no injuries among the three, whose names were not yet available, said Joseph Hartline…
Wednesday, August 3, 2011
Truck towing it spun out onto shoulder. No traffic impact at this time.
A boat is disabled on the grass shoulder of the Garden State Parkway northbound near exit 82, where a truck towing it spun out shortly before 1 p.m. this afternoon. The center-console-style, recreational fishing boat landed in the treeline after dislocating from the truck towing it, coming to rest on the trees along the shoulder of the parkway. No debris from the incident is blocking the parkway and traffic is moving freely as emergency responders and state police arrived around 1:09 p.m. to investigate the accident. The boat had visible damage, with denting in its side, while the truck came to a stop after spinning onto the shoulder.