Skydiver killed after hard landing in Shelton field, deputies say

SHELTON -- A man died in a skydiving accident on Sunday, according to the Mason County Sheriff's Office.

Officials said they received a 9-1-1 call from Sanderson Field just before 1:00 p.m. reporting a skydiver that landed very hard. The caller said CPR was in progress.

When medics arrived, they were not able to save him.

Officials identified the skydiver Sunday afternoon as experienced skydiver Ryan Erickson, 35, of Puyallup.

The accident remains under investigation. No further information was immediately available.