Skydiver falls to his death in Zephyrhills

A 33-year-old Canadian skydiver is dead following a skydiving accident early this afternoon at Skydive City in Zephyrhills.

According to Zephyrhills Police, at 1:19 p.m. James Southam of British Columbia, Canada was transported by Pasco County Fire Rescue to Lakeland Regional Health with severe injuries following a “hard landing.” He was pronounced dead at the hospital.

ZPD detectives and crime scene investigator were on scene for further investigation. The investigation is ongoing.

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