AirCare called after teen injured in parachute accident

MIDDLETOWN, OH (FOX19) - A 17 year old girl was seriously injured in a parachuting accident at Smith Park.

It happened around 5:25 p.m. on 500 Tytus Avenue, near a baseball diamond.

Aircare took the 17 year old girl to Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton.

Witnesses say that the parachute opened correctly but she began to turn as she came down. She continued to turn which cause her to hit the ground at a high speed.

No word on her name or condition at this time.

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