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Officials: Arizona skydiving accident in midair kills 2, injures 1 Published: December 4, 2013

Two skydivers were killed and one was injured following a mid-air collision late Tuesday afternoon in Eloy, officials said and The Arizona Republic reports.

The collision occurred about 200 feet from the ground and caused the skydivers’ parachutes to collapse as they fell, according to Eloy Police Sgt. Brian Jerome.

One person died at the scene and another died at a nearby hospital. A third was flown to Maricopa Medical Center in Phoenix for treatment.

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