Woman dies in Ontario skydiving accident

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Irene Thomaidis, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 10:57 PM ET

TORONTO - A woman plunged to her death in a skydiving accident in Georgina, Ont., near Lake Simcoe, Saturday evening.

The accident happened around 7:40 p.m. on Old Homestead Rd. near Hwy. 48, York Regional Police said.

“I can confirm an accident led to fatal injuries to a female parachutist,” Insp. Stu Betts said.

Officers at the scene had not confirmed the woman’s age at press time.


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