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Racer in parachute failure horror after jumping from hotel roof

Posted On: May 19, 2022   |   Posted By: RT

Racer in parachute failure horror after jumping from hotel roof

Footage has shown the moment the rally champion jumped from a building in a failed parachute stunt that hospitalized him
A horrific video posted on social media has shown ex-NASCAR racer and Rally America champion Travis Pastrana suffering a parachute accident in Florida after falling from the top of the Hyatt Centric hotel.
The 38-year-old, who is also a stuntman, was taken to the Broward Health Medical Center in Fort Lauderdale after attempting to jump from the high-rise hotel in the city's downtown area to the Huizenga Plaza while filming a web series.
Pastrana's publicist told WSVN that Pastrana broke his pelvis in the fall and has since undergone surgery.
Fort Lauderdale Police and Fire Rescue are said to have attended the scene at the Hyatt Centric on Sunday morning.
The group's plans to perform precision driving - which features vehicle manoeuvring and is often associated with stuntmen - around the downtown area and the beach were scrapped when Pastrana suffered the fall, which was captured by a...

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