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Man recovering after falling 200 feet in skydiving accident in Tooele County

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Posted at 10:27 AM, Jul 13, 2015
and last updated 2015-07-13 12:27:41-04

TOOELE COUNTY, Utah – A man who fell about 200 feet in a skydiving accident over the weekend is recovering.

Emergency crews were called about the fall in Tooele County at about 4:30 p.m. Sunday.

According to officials, the man’s parachute failed during a skydive and caused him to fall over 200 feet.

He was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

Officials have not said what led to the accident.

The victim’s name has not been confirmed.