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Police Investigate Skydiver's Death

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Police and federal aviation officials are investigating the death of a Boston skydiver in Pepperell.

WCVB reports that police have identified the skydiver as Daniel Pelrine who died Sunday morning. The 37-year-old resident of the Boston neighborhood of Mattapan was experienced and it was not known if his equipment malfunctioned.

Police say Pelrine was declared dead at the scene of blunt trauma.

The Federal Aviation Administration and Pepperell police are investigating. Police did not immediately respond to calls and emails seeking details.

This article was originally published on August 17, 2014.

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