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Texas skydiving instructor dies when parachute fails to open


WALLER, Texas (AP) — Authorities say a skydiving instructor has died after his parachute failed to open during a tandem jump in the Houston area, but his student survived the ordeal. Skydive Houston says the student was seriously injured Saturday after the jump in Waller, about 40 miles northwest of Houston. Both were airlifted to a Houston hospital where the instructor later died. Skydive Houston says jump operations have been suspended pending an investigation.

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