UPDATE: Man Seriously Injured In Skydiving Accident

By: KAKE News Email
By: KAKE News Email

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UPDATE: 8:15 p.m. Saturday, October 5, 2013

A man in his thirties was critically injured in a skydiving accident.

It happened shortly after 6 p.m. Saturday at Cook Airfield, located at 143rd Street East and 71st Street South, east of Derby.

Sedgwick County EMS Division Lead Kevin Hartley tells KAKE News that the skydiver landed hard, off target in soft ground near a ditch. He suffered multiple fractures to his lower body.

EMS transported him to Wesley Medical Center in critical condition.


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