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Experienced skydiver from Boston dies during jump

Experienced Boston skydiver dies during jump; it's unclear if his equipment malfunctioned
Posted on Aug. 17, 2014 at 12:00 a.m. | Updated on Aug. 17, 2014 at 3:22 p.m.

PEPPERELL, Mass. (AP) — Police say an experienced Boston skydiver has died during a jump, and it’s unclear whether his equipment malfunctioned.

Police tell WCVB (http://bit.ly/1sNFZNp) that 37-year-old Daniel Pelrine died Sunday morning at the Skydive Pepperell Center.

Police say Pelrine died at the scene of blunt trauma.

He was a resident of the Boston neighborhood Mattapan.

The Federal Aviation Administration and Pepperell police are investigating.

Information from: WCVB-TV, http://www.thebostonchannel.com


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