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Skydiver dead after hard landing near Maricopa

Posted at 1:27 PM, Aug 29, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-29 20:10:51-04

Pinal County Sheriff's deputies say a 61-year-old skydiver is dead after he suffered a hard landing during a dive Sunday.

Deputies responded to Skydive Phoenix Inc., 56580 W. Dasher Driver, in Maricopa. The incident happened at about 4:45 p.m. 

The FAA is investigating the dive, and deputies have no details about what caused the hard landing.