CASA GRANDE, Ariz. – Casa Grande police say a Navy SEAL was killed Wednesday during a parachute jump.
The victim died after plunging to the ground near one of the holes at the Mission Royale Golf Club.
Police Cmdr. Scott Sjerven said the death occurred during a SEAL training exercise. He said the investigation into the death, which occurred about 7:15 a.m., was being handled by the military.
Television station KSAZ-TV in Phoenix reported the victim was from Virginia and had been participating in a training exercise based in the Marana area, north of Tucson.