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Parachuter crashes onto Vernon rooftop

This is the house on Myriad Road a parachutist crashed onto Monday afternoon.
Image Credit: Vernon Fire and Rescue Services
July 28, 2014 - 5:11 PM

VERNON - A skydiver crash-landed on a Vernon rooftop this afternoon.

It happened on Myriad Road, just off Okanagan Landing Road, near the airport around 4 p.m.

The man’s parachute got tangled in a power line and B.C. Hydro was called to the scene.

Vernon Fire Rescue attended the scene and deputy fire chief Jack Blair says the parachutist was taken to hospital with possible fractures.

He says the incident is now under a police investigation.

Anyone who witnessed this event or has pictures to share with Info News can email the reporter for this story Charlotte Helston at chelston@infonews.ca or call 250-309-5230. To contact the editor, email mjones@infonews.ca or call 250-718-2724.

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