Monroe Public Safety officials report that two people were injured Sunday in separate accidents while skydiving in Monroe.
Monroe Public Safety Director Keith Glass said the first was a 55-year-old woman who injured herself in a jump this afternoon. She was taken to Clearview Regional Medical Center. Monroe Fire Department reported she had a hard landing that severely injured her ankle. The second incident was early Sunday evening. In that incident a 30-year-old male broke his ankle leaving the plane, either jumping or stepping out.
Bill Scott with Skydive Monroe said it appeared that neither of the injuries were too serious, dislocations.