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Miami Man Dies After Parachute Fails To Open While Skydiving

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.

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.

He leaves behind a daughter and grandchild in Cuba.


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