Police identify man killed in Crete skydiving accident
LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – The Crete Police Department identified the victim in a fatal tandem skydiving accident on Thursday.
The department identified the deceased victim as William Seale, 34, of St. Petersburg, Florida.
On Friday, police identified the surviving victim as Romulo Suarez, 56, of Crete. On Monday, he was still in a hospital in critical condition.
Investigations show that during the tandem jump at the Crete Airport, the pair did not sufficiently slow their descent.
The parachute functioned properly and fully deployed, according to the Federal Aviation Administration and the police department.