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DELAND (CBSMiami/AP) — A mid-air collision between two skydivers in Florida has lead to one death, said authorities.

Officers were called Sunday morning to the DeLand Municipal Airport, north of Orlando, where a man landed hard in a parking lot and was found unresponsive, according to a DeLand police statement.

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Witnesses told officers that two skydivers had collided in mid-air with their parachutes open and got tangled. One person was able to regain control, but the other was not able to get his parachute to reopen, officials said.

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Bystanders attempted to render first aid to the skydiver but were unsuccessful, according to authorities.

Officials didn’t immediately identify the victim.

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