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Moab 23-year-old dies in skydiving accident

Posted at 8:31 PM, Jul 14, 2019

MOAB, Utah — A man died in a skydiving accident Sunday afternoon at Canyonlands Airport in Moab.

Spencer Connelley, 23, suffered fatal injuries after a “fast and hard landing,” according to Grand County Sheriff’s Office.

The incident occurred at about 2 p.m. in the landing area at the airport commonly used by skydivers.

Police say Connelley was a resident of Moab.

The sheriff’s office is investigating the incident; this story will be updated as information becomes available.