Sebastian Skydiver hangs from tree at Donald MacDonald Park

A Sebastian skydiver gets caught in a tree at Donald MacDonald Park.
A Sebastian skydiver gets caught in a tree at Donald MacDonald Park. Image by Google Maps.

SEBASTIAN – A 60-year-old skydiver was found stuck in a tree Friday afternoon near the Sebastian Municipal Airport after calling out for help, according to the Indian River County Sheriff’s Office.

The man was in the branches of a 20-foot tree at Donald MacDonald Park on Roseland Road, deputies said.

The skydiver was safely removed from the tree and transported to Holmes Regional Medical Center.

More: Sebastian Skydiver Injured After Falling 20 Feet

Skydive Sebastian has a drop zone near the campground, but the man missed his target and ended up in the wood area across the road.

Last month, one skydiver landed at Riverview Park in Sebastian, missing her target from several miles away. On the same day, another skydiver landed near the Sebastian Post Office.

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Andy Hodges was born in Annapolis, Maryland and raised in Jupiter, Florida. Andy has been a radio & TV personality since the 1980s. He has worked for WLIZ, WFLX-FOX 29, WIRK, WIXI, WKSY, WRMF, and WJNO to name a few. After spending 7 years in Atlanta, Georgia during the 1990s, Andy returned to Florida and settled in the small town of Sebastian in 2000. In 2005, he returned to the broadcasting news sector and eventually joined our news team in 2016 as editor in chief. Andy's family has lived in Sebastian for more than 45 years.