Skydiving accident in East Troy under investigation

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Shelly Birkelo | July 24, 2015

EAST TROY—A Thursday night skydiving accident that left a man hospitalized remains under investigation, according to a Village of East Troy Police Department news release.

Police responded at 8:29 p.m. Thursday to a parachute accident in the area of Steeple Drive and Brittany Lane in Walworth County.

Upon arrival, they found a man who had been injured while skydiving.

The skydiver was taken by ambulance to a local hospital.

The Federal Aviation Association was notified and an investigation is ongoing, according to the release.

This news will be updated as more information is released.

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