Man injured after skydiving malfunction

With Meredith McCown and Meteorologist Tom Hale.
Published: Aug. 14, 2021 at 8:09 PM CDT
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TRENTON, Texas (KXII) - A man is recovering in the hospital after a parachuting accident in Fannin County Friday night.

Trenton Firefighters say it happened around 7:30 p.m. at the Skydive Spaceland Dallas, near HWY 160 in Trenton.

Mike Vasquez, who goes by the Wheelchair Skydiver, was hurt after a parachute malfunction, causing him to crash land.

He’s currently in the hospital recovering from a shattered femur and several bone fractures.

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