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Fatal skydiving accident on Long Island

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A memorial page was created on Facebook for Gary Messina, a NYC correction officer killed during a skydiving accident. A memorial page was created on Facebook for Gary Messina, a NYC correction officer killed during a skydiving accident.

RIVERHEAD, N.Y. (AP) -- Police on Long Island say one person has died and another has been seriously injured in a skydiving accident.

Riverhead police say it happened at about 4 p.m. Wednesday at Skydive Long Island in Calverton.

Police say the injured person was airlifted to Stony Brook University Hospital in critical condition.

A telephone message left with Skydive Long Island was not immediately returned.

The identities of the victims have not been released.

No other information was provided by police.

 

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