California surfer dies after colliding with fellow surfer

Posted 38 days ago


LOS ANGELES--  The Ventura County Sheriff’s Office said Saturday that a surfer off the coast of Rincon Point—which just outside Santa Barbara—died after colliding with another surfer, in what was called a "total accident."

The Los Angeles Times identified the deceased surfer as Gerry Gilhool, 51. He reportedly collided with the other surfer and badly injured his head. The report said the other surfer also suffered a head injury but was able to take himself to a nearby hospital.

The Ventura County Star reported that the waves were ro... (Read more)