Sky­diver dies when chute fails to open

Sun Sentinel Palm Beach Edition - - OBITUARIES -

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.

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