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One dead in South Georgia skydiving incident

Officials now know the name of the man who died in a skydiving incident on Friday afternoon. Officials now know the name of the man who died in a skydiving incident on Friday afternoon.
He was participating an annual skydiving event in Fitzgerald. He was participating an annual skydiving event in Fitzgerald.
Other skydivers had also been taking off from Fitzgerald Airport. Other skydivers had also been taking off from Fitzgerald Airport.
FITZGERALD, GA (WALB) -

Officials now know the name of the man who died in a skydiving incident on Friday afternoon.

Bruce Crawford, 56, suffered serious injuries and was pronounced dead at Dorminy Medical Center.

The incident happened just before 12:30 p.m. Crawford's parachute got tangled and he pulled his emergency chute too late. He was found was found on Ed Ward Road after the fall.

Police said he was participating an annual skydiving event in Fitzgerald.

Other skydivers had also been taking off from Fitzgerald Airport.

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