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Parachuter crashes onto highway

ST. MARY'S, GA (WTOC) - Georgia authorities say a skydiver is lucky he was not electrocuted after crashing onto a highway. The man intended to land at a local airport but crashed on Georgia Highway 40 in St. Mary's.

Officials say the parachute got tangled in electrical wires after winds carried him about a quarter of a mile off course.

Authorities say he suffered neck and back injuries.

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