Update On Injured Skydiver

Photo courtesy of  the Winchester Herald-Chronicle.

Photo courtesy of the Winchester Herald-Chronicle.

Attendees at the “Red White and You” event in Winchester on Saturday saw something they were definitely not expecting. A skydiver hit power lines and fell to the ground.
The accident occurred at 5 p.m. during the National Anthem at Winchester City Park, next to Tims Ford Lake. Three jumpers were involved in the descent.
John Pitts, who hit the power lines was taken to Vanderbilt Medical Center where he was released on Sunday.
The event featured “Fly Like You Mean It” skydiving team, the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall and Lee Greenwood in concert. A crowd of around 3,000 attended.
The National Transportation Safety Board will investigate the accident.