Cops ID fisherman who drowned in surf off of Sandy Hook

Police have released the identity of the 69-year-old fisherman who drowned in the surf at Gunnison Beach on Sandy Hook Wednesday morning.

Ronald Moore, of Union, was found in waist-deep water by federal park rangers who performed CPR on him, Middletown Police Lt. Paul Bailey said in a news release.

Moore was taken to Monmouth Medical Center in West Long Branch but medical professionals were unable to resuscitate him.

A witness told investigators Moore had gone into rough surf to retrieve equipment around 8 a.m. when he was overcome by the waves. His death was ruled accidental.

Moore’s identity was …read more

Source: NJ.com Monmouth

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