Waterloo man injured in BASE jump

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IDAHO (KTVI) – A Waterloo, Illinois man suffered serious injuries when his main parachute failed to open during a BASE bridge jump in southern Idaho, according to FOX 14 KTWT.

Investigators say 45-year-old Timothy Sumpter was hurt Saturday, while base jumping off Perrine Bridge at Twin Falls, Idaho.

The bridge spans the Snake River Canyon, a 486 foot drop to the river.

Sumpter was airlifted to a medical center in Boise, were he’s listed in critical condition with injuries to his pelvis, back and shoulder.

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