06 July 2020
 
  
 NEW YORK STATE POLICE
 Major James C. Michael
 Troop F Commander
 

  
PRESS RELEASE
 
On July 5, 2020 at approximately 5:40 p.m. state police responded to 55 Sand Hill Road in the town of Gardiner for a skydiver with injuries subsequent to a hard landing. Investigation revealed that David H.Richardson, age 41 of Gardiner was attempting a "swoop landing" when he landed at a high rate of speed. Mr Richardson was transported to Westchester Medical Center via Lifenet where he succumbed to his injuries. 
 

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