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Man dies in skydiving accident

By City News Service
KESQ & CBS Local 2 News Staff, newsline3@kesq.com
Published On: Dec 27 2013 01:41:30 PM CST
Updated On: Dec 27 2013 05:11:41 PM CST
Perris Valley Airport

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PERRIS, Calif. -

A skydiver was killed in an accident at Perris Valley Airport Friday morning. A Riverside County sheriff's deputy says the victim went down around 11:20 a.m. in the main grass landing zone.

Cal Fire and American Medical Response arrived and transported the victim to a local hospital where he later died.

The victim is 29 years old, authorities will release his identity after they notify his family.

Perris Station detectives are investigating the incident. Anyone with additional information is encouraged to contact Detective Salisbury at (951) 210-1000.