Florida Woman Killed In Skydiving Accident In Upstate New York, State Police Say


Westford, N.Y. — A Florida woman died while skydiving in Otsego County, New York Saturday morning, police say.

Shortly after 9:00 a.m. New York State Police responded to a report of a fatal skydiving incident in the area of County Highway 34 in the town of Westford.

State Police say that a Karen Bernard, age 59 of Wildwood, Florida” jumped out of a plane to skydive when it appears she had a malfunction with her parachute.”

The investigation is ongoing. No further details were available.

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