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Silvertip Skydiver Injured During Landing At Griz Game

A breezy day at Washington Grizzly Stadium took a turn for the worst for one Silvertip Skydiver. The Silvertip Skydivers were making their drop into the stadium prior to the start of the Griz-Weber game when a cross wind caught one diver, Blaine Wright, off guard. Executive Vice President Jim Foley describes what happened as Wright tried to make his landing outside the stadium.

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Foley says UM police and paramedics were on the scene immediately assessing the situation. UM Athletics Marketing Director Christie Anderson says Wright was transported to Seattle.

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Meteorologist with The National Weather Service Bob Nester says wind gusts at 1:05 pm in Missoula were between 25-35 mph.

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