ROSHARON (June 16, 2013)--A skydiver died Saturday after plunging to the ground when his parachute failed to open during a jump in Brazoria County.
The Brazoria County Sheriff's Office says the accident happened Saturday afternoon.
The name of the man who died wasn't immediately released.
Officials with Skydive Spaceland in Rosharon said the experienced skydiver activated his main parachute, and then released it and never activated his reserve chute.
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