Navy SEAL dead after parachuting accident in Arizona

A Navy SEAL was killed in a training accident in Arizona Thursday after colliding with another SEAL during a parachute jump, Lt. Cmdr. David McKinney confirms to Fox News.

The SEAL was transported to the University of Arizona Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The second SEAL was also injured and is in stable condition at the same hospital. A press release with the names of the SEALs was expected Friday night, 24 hours after the family was notified.

The training was taking place at Pinal Airpark in Marana, north of Tucson.

Both SEALs were from an East Coast Naval Special Warfare Unit.

The incident is currently under investigation.

Fox News’ Jennifer Griffin contributed to this report.

Via: Fox News

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