EAST STROUDSBURG, Pa. (AP) – Authorities in Pennsylvania on Monday were investigating a skydiving accident that claimed the life of a New Jersey man. The incident happened Sunday.
Officials found the body of Ed Harney, 74, of Paramus, New Jersey, in a wooded area in Monroe County. His friends told police Harney was an experienced skydiver.READ MORE: Philadelphia Mother Pleading To Find Driver Who Struck Son In Hit-And-Run, 'Guardian Angel' Who Found Him
Harney’s parachute opened but eventually separated from him, authorities told WNEP-TV.
“Something could have happened in the air. Something could have happened, you know, with the chute. We are not sure yet,” said Tom Yanac, Monroe County coroner.READ MORE: Philadelphia's Evil Genius Beer Company Giving Out Free Beers To Those Getting Vaccinated In May
The cause of death was pending an autopsy.
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