Man dies in skydiving accident, police say
DELAND, Fla. (Gray News) – A man died in a skydiving accident Monday in Florida, police said.
DeLand police said officers responded to the DeLand Municipal Airport around 11:45 a.m. for several 911 calls regarding a skydiving accident.
When officers arrived, they found the skydiver dead on the scene.
Police said the accident is under investigation, but there was a “parachute malfunction and hard landing.”
The man’s identity is being withheld until next of kin is notified.
DeLand is located about 40 miles north of Orlando.
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