October 13, 2015
PERRIS, Calif. (AP) - Investigators say an equipment malfunction is to blame for a the skydiving death of a 51-year-old man in Riverside County.
Keith Colwick of Fallbrook died at a hospital Friday morning about two hours after jumping out of a plane at Perris Valley Skydiving.
Coroner's officials say Colwick's chute didn't work correctly.
It's the second skydiving fatality in the area in two weeks. On June 21 a Riverside County Sheriff's Deputy was killed in a similar accident about 14 miles away.
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