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Canadian skydiver dies after crashing onto roof of home in California

By Mason White 3:20 AM January 30, 2018
Aime-Jean St. Hilaire-Adam

Someone managed to record the last moments of the life of a skydiver who landed on a home in California during a competition.

The witness said that the skydiver jumped out of a plane and “came down hard” on the home.

He saw the man, who the Riverside County coroner’s officials have identified as 27-year-old Aime-Jean St. Hilaire-Adam from Calgary, Canada, deploy his emergency parachute just moment before he hit the roof of the home.

Police and firefighters were called to the home in the 200 block of Caldera Street in Paris just before 3:00 p.m. by witnesses who saw the accident unfold.

Sadly, they were unable to save the skydiver and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Dan Brodsky-Chenfeld, the manager of Skydive Perris, said that the incident was caused by a collision between St. Hilaire-Adam and another skydiver at high speed.

Brodsky-Chenfeld said all precautions were taken in advance of the competition. He called St. Hilaire-Adam an “experienced” and “talented” skydiver.