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Skydiver dies in jump in Ontario; third death connected to school

Police tape marks a crime scene in this file photo.

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Another skydiving death has taken place at the Parachute School of Toronto in Georgina, Ont.

York police say a 39-year-old man died Saturday evening when his jump ended with a hard landing, reported radio station Newstalk 1010.

They say the man was an experienced skydiver, and that his parachute had opened.

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There have been two other fatal jumps connected to the school in the past year.

In May, 28-year-old Alana Shamrock died after experiencing equipment failure, and last year 42-year-old Igor Zaitsev was killed after losing control of his parachute.

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