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Navy SEAL team member dies after parachute fails to open

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A Fleet Week event ends in tragedy when a Navy SEAL team member dies after his parachute failed to properly open.

It happened Sunday afternoon at a demonstration over the Hudson River.

The parachutist was a member of an elite Navy parachute team called the Leap Frogs.

The cause of the malfunction is still under investigation.

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