Unconscious skydiver rescued from tree in Shelton
Jul 10, 2023, 12:25 PM | Updated: 12:27 pm
(Photo from Washington State Patrol)
A skydiver was found unconscious in a tree in Shelton by Washington State Patrol (WSP) early Monday morning.
WSP said the man had passed out from G-forces during the skydive, but luckily his emergency parachute opened, and he landed in a tree.
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The tree was near the WSP Academy in Shelton. He was taken to Harborview Medical Center as a precaution.
#MasonCounty: A skydiver was rescued from a tree earlier today on the WSP drive course in Shelton. The diver lost consciousness due to the g-force. But luckily his emergency parachute deployed.
The man was shaken up but was airlifted to Harborview as precautionary. pic.twitter.com/OMXgJw1vSs
— Trooper Katherine Weatherwax (@wspd8pio) July 9, 2023