Skydiver killed in Gloucester County

November 21, 2012 4:49:51 PM PST
Authorities are investigating how a skydiver was killed after a fatal parachute accident in Gloucester County.

It happened just before 4:00 Wednesday afternoon at Freefall Adventures on the 300 block of Dahlia Avenue.

Initial reports indicate that the skydiver's parachute got caught in a tree but the individual kept falling.

Police say the victim's body was found on Pitman Downer Road about 300 feet from the facility.

The victim's identity has not been released.

Monroe Township Police are investigating.