UPDATE: Parachute diver dies in the hospital in Union Twp.

UPDATE: The diver that fell after his parachute failed to open in Union Township has died.

Officials say 21-year-old Thomas J. Bartlett jumped out a helicopter during a planned event when his parachute failed to open.

Bartlett was taken to Mercy Anderson Hospital where he died.

Amber Jenkins- email


A Diver is taken to the hospital after their parachute fails to deploy during an event in Union Township.

Around 7:30pm, the diver jumped from a helicopter during a preplanned event at the 4800 block of Pathfinder way. During the jump the parachute failed to open.

The person was transported to Anderson Mercy Hospital. There is no word on the diver's condition.

Union Township Police are investigating this incident.