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Skydiver falls to his death in Riverside County

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LAKE ELSINORE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a 62-year-old skydiver has died after plummeting into a Southern California backyard.

UT San Diego cites a preliminary investigation report that finds a group of skydivers were trying a multiple person maneuver over Riverside County on Saturday when one of them became entangled in a parachute.

The man was unable to free himself and fell to the ground.

Police found him in the backyard of a Lake Elsinore home. He was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The man was identified as Ken Oka of Mira Loma.

The newspaper says police and the Federal Aviation Administration are conducting independent investigations.

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Information from: U-T San Diego, http://www.utsandiego.com

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