Monroe Township Skydiver Found Fatally Injured in Skydiving Accident

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Over the weekend a skydiver from Monroe Township was found fatally injured in an apparent skydiving accident.

On Sunday, April 7th, at 5:19 p.m., Monroe Township Police were called to Brookdale and Herbert boulevards in Williamstown for an injured skydiver who was found on the roadside.

The skydiver, 54-year-old Monroe Township resident, Paul Haaf, Jr., had jumped from a SkyDive Key airplane at around 5:06 p.m. and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Haaf was described as an experienced skydiver with over 1,200 jumps and a frequent visitor to SkyDive Cross Keys.

Gloucester County Medical Examiner, Dr. Gerald Feigin, conducted an autopsy and found that Haaf died from multiple injuries and listed his death as accidental.

The Gloucester County Prosecutor's Office and the Monroe Township Police Department are investigating the incident with the assistance of the Federal Aviation Administration.


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