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Skydiver Dies at Harvey Field


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A 27 year-old man has died at Harvey Field this afternoon following a skydiving accident.  The victim had been skydiving with a group of people, but it is not clear if he was part of a group that hired out a company to coordinate the dive.  Witnesses verified that the victim deployed his parachute, but came in too fast when he landed.  Emergency aid was called and arrived around 4 p.m. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later.

Identification of the victim, as well as cause and manner of death, are pending results of the Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office investigation.