COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) – Officials have identified a first-time skydiver killed and an instructor injured when their main and reserve parachutes became tangled during a tandem jump.
Fremont County officials Monday say 35-year-old Jeremy Worrell of Crested Butte died in the accident Sunday. Sheriff’s Capt. Don Pinover says 28-year-old Gregory Whitehurst of Fountain is in critical condition.
The Gazette previously reported that Whitehurst had more than 650 successful jumps.
The accident happened at Fremont County Airport.
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