Skydiver’s body found after Oklahoma jump

Ponca City Now - July 25, 2016 9:52 am

CUSHING, Okla. (AP) – Law enforcement said the body of a missing skydiver was found near Cushing about 8 a.m. Monday.

The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office led the search for the woman, who jumped around 3:45 p.m. Sunday. Her parachute was found in a wooded area, but she was not with it.

A Sheriff's Office spokesman said the woman was an experienced skydiver. She was jumping as part of the Cushing Skydiving Jump School and had jumped six times on Sunday.

The spokesman said they believe the parachute opened at 4,000 feet.


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