Zephyrhills PD investigating skydiving death

Officials say the jumper's chute failed to open, and there didn't appear to be anything wrong with his gear.

ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla. -- Zephyrhills police are investigating the death of a 36-year-old man after a reported skydiving incident.

According to police, the man's parachute failed to open shortly after 5 p.m. Monday at Skydive City in Zephyrhills. The man was pronounced dead in the drop zone. 

Police and fire rescue are currently investigating the scene of the skydiving incident and his name will not be released until his family is informed. 

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