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Victim Identified in Fatal AR Skydiving Accident

MORRILTON, Ark. - The Morrilton Police Department (MPD) has identified the victim who died in a Sunday Afternoon parachuting accident.

The MPD said the man is Brick Smith, 49, of Bryant.

Around 2:30 p.m. on Feb. 19, the MPD said they were called to a private property just southwest of the Morrilton airport, where they learned that a man had died in a skydiving/parachuting accident.

Together, the MPD and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) are conducting an investigation into the accident. The cause of the accident is unknown at this time.

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