Jamie Zimmerman, Passed away on October 12, 2015, a doctor and a reporter with the ABC News’ medical unit, have drowned while on vacation in Hawaii.
Jamie apparently lost her footing while trying to cross the Lumahai River on Kauai’s north shore and was swept out to sea, ABC News President James Goldston said Thursday in a note to staff.
Jamie researched stories for ABC’s medical unit and also offered meditation sessions for ABC News staff in New York, Goldston said.
She traveled in Haiti and the Amazon rain forest and made a documentary film on Congolese refugee camps.
Jamie died on Monday, according to a post written by Zimmerman’s mother on the doctor’s Facebook page.
She was age 31.