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Grand Junction Navy SEAL skydiver killed after parachute fails to open
JERSEY CITY, N.J. -- The Navy said Monday the weekend death of a member of its skydiving team was because of "an equipment malfunction, though the specific nature and cause is currently unknown." The Navy identified the jumper as Special Warfare Operator 1st Class Remington J. Peters, of Grand Junction. Peters, 27, was a veteran of two combat tours and had performed more than 900 jumps, the Navy said in a statement.