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Skydiver from Kapaa dies after hard landing

Robert McCord (Image: McCord family) Robert McCord (Image: McCord family)
MOKULEIA,OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

A 62-year-old skydiver has died following a hard landing Saturday morning.

The incident happened about 8:20 a.m. at Dillingham Air Field.

The man has been identified as Robert McCord of Kapaa.

Crews treated him for cardiac arrest and transported him to the hospital where he later died.

Pacific Skydiving said McCord was an experienced solo sport jumper and somehow injured himself during the landing process.

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