LONGMONT, Colo. (CBS4) – A skydiver had to be hospitalized after a hard landing at the Vance Brand Airport in Longmont on Sunday.

Police said the skydiver may have suffered a broken leg after 20 mile per hour winds forced him to the ground. He also suffered facial injuries and a possible concussion.

Police and firefighters were dispatched to the airport just before 4 p.m. Cmdr. Jeff Satur said the injured man is from Casper, Wyo. He was taken to Longmont United Hospital for treatment.


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