Police are investigating a second fatal skydiving accident in a week in the Town of Gardiner.

On July 5, at approximately 5:40 p.m. state police, responded to 55 Sand Hill Road in the town of Gardiner for a skydiver with injuries subsequent to a hard landing.

Investigation revealed that David H.Richardson, age 41 of Gardiner was attempting a "swoop landing" when he landed at a high rate of speed.

Richardson was transported to Westchester Medical Center via Lifenet where he succumbed to his injuries.

McCartin had a parachute on when he jumped from the plane but landed without one. Police are still attempting to locate the missing parachute.

Read More: Police Search For Parachute Following Fatal Skydiving Incident | https://wpdh.com/police-search-for-parachute-following-fatal-skydiving-incident/?utm_source=tsmclip&utm_medium=referral

 

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