A skydiver has died in an accident in Zephyrhills Thursday, according to the Zephyrhills Police Department.
The skydiver has been identified as James Southam, a 33-year-old male from British Columbia, Canada.
The Zephyrhills Police Department responded to a 911 call at Skydive City in Zephyrhills in reference to a hard landing of a solo skydiver. Pasco Fire Rescue also responded to the location.
Southam was transported with severe injuries as a trauma alert to Lakeland Regional Health Medical Center. He was pronounced dead at the hospital.
Zephyrhills Police Department detectives and crime scene investigator were on scene for further investigation. The investigation is ongoing.