Man, 68, Found Dead in Illinois Field After ‘Skydive Accident'

A 68-year-old man was found dead in a Lasalle County field Friday after a “skydive accident,” authorities said.

Lasalle County sheriff deputies were dispatched to Skydive Chicago on E1969th Road in Ottawa about 4:51 p.m. The deputies found the man dead at the scene in the field adjacent to the skydiving facility, authorities said.

The incident is under investigation by the sheriff’s office and the Lasalle County Coroner.

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