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Skydiver ID'd After Fatal South Jersey Fall In Backyard, Near Easter Egg Hunt

Police have identified the skydiver who died Sunday in Washington Township after falling into a backyard, according to 6abc.

At around 2:10 p.m., the Dye family of Washington Township was holding their annual Easter egg hunt when they noticed the usual sight of the skydivers, according to 6abc.

Authorities say the skydiver then fell into a nearby backyard at Cross Keys Bypass and Tuckahoe Road. Authorities say 49-year-old Arkady Shenker of Brooklyn died of his injuries at Kennedy Hospital Sunday afternoon, according to 6abc.

Read more here: http://abclocal.go.com/wpvi/story?section=news/local&id=9510177.


SILENT WOLF April 28, 2014 at 06:27 PM
How many of you would have the guts to jump out of a airplane...?race a car at high speeds, climb high peaks .repel off high buildings .Probably very few, but there are thrill seekers out here that enjoy just that and more times than any they know the risk ..He died doing what he liked doing ..God bless him and the family he left behind...
Macus Walker May 01, 2014 at 06:39 PM
RIP and prayers and condolences to family and friends.
ironhead May 03, 2014 at 01:47 PM
To the many uninformed who comment that the drop zone should not be so close to a residential area I need to in form you that when this airport was built it was so rural out there you could not find your A$$ with a map and a flash light out there .An accident happened and that is that lets leave it alone and may the man rest in peace
Fedup American May 26, 2014 at 09:34 AM
@SILENT WOLF How many of you would have the brains to NOT jump out of a airplane? race a car at high speeds, climb high peaks .repel off high buildings?
SILENT WOLF May 26, 2014 at 02:06 PM
@ Fedup American only those without the experience....

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