MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A Miami man has died after his parachute malfunctioned while skydiving.
Yuset Hernandez was going to participate in a charity skydiving event outside of Gainesville.READ MORE: Have You Seen Ashley Espinoza-Sanchez? Missing Woman Last Seen At Hard Rock Stadium
The 51-year-old’s parachute didn’t fully open during the team’s final practice jump on Friday.
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His body was found in a remote area of woods after a search lasting several hours.
Hernandez was born in Cuba and moved to Miami in 2003.MORE NEWS: FIU Professor Francisco Mora Tapped As US Ambassador To Organization Of American States
He leaves behind a daughter and grandchild in Cuba.