A parachutist who was described as "very experienced" died Sunday in southern New Jersey, authorities said.
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Local witnesses reported that the man's parachute was not open when he landed, FOX29 reported.
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"I heard a shock, we thought someone had hit a car, then I saw that white thing lying there", Resident Rosemary Ilgenfritz told WPVI TV.
Neighbors The man is surrounded by a parachute, but the authorities said the crime scene was a replacement chute.
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The unidentified man landed in a neighborhood near Cross Keys Airport, a popular spot for parachutists.
"The jumper was very experienced with over 1000 jumps," said Skydive Cross Keys of the Philadelphia Inquirer. "The skydiver's parachute was deployed when leaving the aircraft."
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. The Prosecutor of Gloucester County is investigating the accident. Further details will be published until the result of the investigation is available.