Boston Man Killed in Pepperell Skydiving Incident

The Federal Aviation Administration and the Massachusetts State Police are investigating Sunday morning’s fatal skydiving incident in Pepperell.

WCVB reported that Daniel Pelrine, 37, died while skydiving at the Skydive Pepperell Center on Nashua Road around 11:20 a.m. The Mattapan man was reportedly an experienced skydiver.

Multiple media outlets have reported that the cause of death was “blunt trauma from the ground.” It remains unclear if Pelrine’s parachute malfunctioned during the landing.

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