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Ocean City pier jumper airlifted to hospital after hitting head

OCEAN CITY — Authorities say a person hit their head and had to be airlifted to a hospital after jumping off an Ocean City pier.

Maryland Natural Resources Police spokeswoman Candy Thomson says the person suffered neck injuries after jumping from the pier Saturday evening.

The swimmer was airlifted to Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury.

Authorities did not release the person’s identity or condition.