Skydiver dies near Massachusetts airport

Police say that the diver's parachute was open during landing

Photo Courtesy: MGNonline
Photo Courtesy: MGNonline

PEPPERELL, Mass. (AP) — Police say an experienced Boston skydiver has died during a jump, and it’s unclear whether his equipment malfunctioned.

Police tell WCVB that 37-year-old Daniel Pelrine died Sunday morning at the Skydive Pepperell Center.

Police say Pelrine died at the scene of blunt trauma.

He was a resident of the Boston neighborhood of Mattapan.

The Federal Aviation Administration and Pepperell police are investigating.

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