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Keystone Heights man dead after skydiving accident in Palatka

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Updated: 5/25/2013 7:59 pm
PALATKA, Fla. -- One skydiver is dead after an accident during a jump, according to the Palatka Police Department.

The victim is identified by police as 72-year-old Lawrence Leroy Elmore from Keystone Heights.

According to Palatka Skydive, Elmore was a veteran skydiver and had executed
over 6,000 jumps.

The circumstances surrounding Elmore's death have not been released.

Investigators have been at the Kay Larkin Municipal Airport, in Palatka, since the incident happened Saturday afternoon.

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Gunny48 - 5/25/2013 7:03 PM
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At least he died doing something he wanted to. RIP.
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