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Skydiver Falls Through Roof Of Condo, Dies In Port Arancras, Texas

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PORT ARANSAS, Texas — A skydiver whose parachute collapsed as he was photographing skydiving tandems has died after crashing through a condo roof in Texas.

Witnesses say the man's parachute opened but collapsed when he turned into the wind to land in Port Aransas, a coastal town about 15 miles northeast of Corpus Christi.

A Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman says the experienced skydiver survived the initial impact but later died of his injuries. No other injuries were reported.

Police say the man was a Hungarian national who worked for Sky Dive Atlas of Gardner, N.Y., which was handling the morning jump. His name hasn't been released.

A company spokesman says the man had made more than 10,000 previous jumps.

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