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Skydiver Hits Tree, Falls 30 Feet To Ground In Rhinebeck, Police Say

A skydiver missed his mark and landed in a tree in at the American Legion in Rhinebeck (shown here).
A skydiver missed his mark and landed in a tree in at the American Legion in Rhinebeck (shown here). Photo Credit: Google Maps

DUTCHESS COUNTY, N.Y. -- A skydiver missed his landing mark on Sunday and instead hit a tree and fell 30 feet to the ground, according to Rhinebeck police.

The accident occurred around 5:45 p.m. at 3631 Mill St. at the American Legion when David Jacbaruso of Gardner, hit a tree, became entangled and fell 30 feet to the ground, breaking his wrist in the process, said Sgt. Peter Dunn.

Jacbaruso, who suffered a broken wrist, was taken to an area hospital for treatment by Rhinebeck EMS, Dunn added.

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