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: BSO Deputy Shoots, Kills Knife-Wielding Man Outside North Lauderdale Strip Mall
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: Rude Awakening For Elderly Couple, Slightly Hurt After Car Slams Into Miramar Home
He leaves behind a daughter and grandchild in Cuba.