25 July 2021
 
 
NEW YORK STATE POLICE 
Major Todd O. Stratton
Troop C Commander
 



 
PRESS RELEASE
 

On July 24, 2021 shortly after 9:00 a.m. New York State Police responded to a report of a fatal skydiving incident in the area of County Highway 34 in the town of Westford. 

A preliminary investigation revealed that a Karen Bernard, age 59 of Wildwood, FL jumped out of a plane to skydive when it appears she had a malfunction with her parachute.

The investigation continues.

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