Skydiver with parachute school dies in Georgina, police say
A woman has died while skydiving in the Town of Georgina, about 80 kilometres north of Toronto and along the south shore of Lake Simcoe. Google Maps
A 39-year-old man is dead after a skydiving accident in Georgina, Ont., police say.
York Regional Police said on Twitter that they are investigating the incident, and that the man was parachuting with the Parachute School of Toronto around 6:30 p.m. ET Saturday.
Few other details were available.
It's the third skydiving death linked to the same school in the past year:
- In May, a woman who was called an experienced skydiver plummeted to her death north of Toronto near Baldwin Airport.
- In July 2013, a man in his 40s, also described as an experienced skydiver, died near the airport after he was taken to hospital in Newmarket.
The owner of Winnipeg’s Six Pines put a twist on the ALS ice bucket challenge on Wednesday – using green slime instead of ice water.
Date 1 hr ago, Duration 1:23, Views 0