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12-year-old boy falls from parachute in Puerto Vallarta

A minor survived a fall from a parachute while vacationing in Puerto Vallarta.

According to the staff of the Jalisco Regional Civil Protection and Firefighters Unit, the incident occurred on Monday on Holly beach.

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“Today, we cared for a minor who, due to wind currents, fell from a parachute from an approximate height of 5 meters,” reported authorities.

The 12-year-old young boy was assessed by state personnel, in coordination with Civil Protection of Puerto Vallarta.

The minor was transferred to a private hospital, according to authorities.