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Utah Resident Dies While Flying in a Webbed Wingsuit

 
Posted Wednesday, August 21st 2013 @ 10am  by Talk Radio 105.7 FM / 570 AM

Canadian extreme sportsman Mario Richard has been killed -- in a parachute jump, in Italy -- after crashing between two rock towers.

Italian rescuers say the victim, 47, failed to clear a rock, while wearing a webbed wingsuit, designed to provice extra lift.

Richard lived in Utah, where he helped run Moab B.A.S.E. Adventures.

 

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