FRANKLIN, Ind. - A skydiver was killed in Johnson County Sunday after an apparent parachute malfunction during an aerial maneuver.
According to the Johnson County Sheriff's Department, 50-year-old Donald Wayne Hauck, of Greenfield, was skydiving at Franklin Flying Field in Franklin when he attempted a maneuver roughly 100 feet off the ground.
Although his parachute had deployed, police said it did not recover in time after the maneuver, causing Hauck to take a hard landing to the ground.
Despite the efforts of emergency personnel, Hauck was pronounced dead on the scene.
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