News: Man dies after skydiving accident in Zephyrhills


ZEPHYRHILLS, FL – A Canadian man died from injuries sustained while skydiving in Zephyrhills earlier this month, reports WFLA.

33-year-old James Southam of British Columbia, Canada was solo skydiving at Skydive City near Zephyr Pines on March 17th, when he suffered major injuries while attempting to land.

Southam was rushed to Lakeland Regional Hospital, where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

Police are investigating the cause of the fatal accident.

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