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Parachutist hits Lodi power lines

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POSTED June 24, 2013 9:28 p.m.

LODI  (AP) — San Joaquin County Sheriff's officials say a parachutist suffered electric shock and burns when he came down on power lines.

The incident occurred around 2 p.m. Sunday near the Lodi Parachute Center. The 62-year-old victim has not been identified.

Sheriff's Lt. Michael van Grouw said he was alert and talking when taken to an ambulance.

He was then airlifted to the University of California, Davis Medical Center in Sacramento.

 

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