Midair Collision Kills 70-Year-Old Skydiver

By Kate Seamons,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 19, 2010 1:25 PM CDT
Midair Collision Kills 70-Year-Old Skydiver
Skydiving 2010, asymmetrical inflation!   (©divemasterking2000)

(Newser) – A day in the Poconos turned deadly on Saturday for a 70-year-old skydiver who was killed after a midair collision. Theodore Wilson's parachute deployed but became tangled with that of a 75-year-old skydiver, who has been hospitalized in critical condition. The two fell about 75 feet to the ground, say police. Wilson may have suffered a heart attack, notes the Pocono Record.
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