Skydiver killed in possible parachute malfunction
PEPPERELL , Mass. (AP) — Authorities in Massachusetts say a 60-year-old skydiver has been killed after possibly experiencing a parachute malfunction in Pepperell.
Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan and Pepperell Chief of Police David Scott say in a statement that the man’s body was found around 3 p.m. Saturday at the Pepperell Skydiving Center.
They say the man was an experienced skydiver who worked as an independent contractor filming jumps with the skydiving company. A preliminary investigation suggests his parachute malfunctioned.