Skydiver dies when chute fails to open
ZEPHYRHILLS — Authorities say an experienced skydiver died at a Florida airport after his parachute failed to open.
The Tampa Bay Times reports that 36-year-old Kurt Tracy died Monday afternoon at Zephyrhills Municipal Airport. Skydive City general manager David “T.K.” Hayes says Tracy had been jumping with a group from 13,500 feet.
Police say Tracy had made more than 250 jumps.