PORT ARANSAS, Texas -- A skydiver who was photographing fellow divers’ formations crashed through a coastal Texas condo roof and died after his parachute failed.
Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Lynn Lunsford says the incident happened Thursday in Port Aransas. Witnesses say the man’s parachute opened but collapsed when he turned into the wind to land. Lunsford says the man survived the initial impact but died later of his injuries.
No one else was injured. No identity has been released.
Port Aransas is 15 miles northeast of Corpus Christi.