Fort Bragg paratrooper hurt after parachute malfunction during training exercise

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A Fort Bragg paratrooper was injured Wednesday after a parachute malfunction during a training exercise. (Photo by Lou Guilette)

A Fort Bragg paratrooper was injured Wednesday morning after a parachute malfunctioned during a training exercise.

Authorities said the incident happened during a military training exercise at the Laurinburg-Maxton Airport.

Officials said the paratrooper's parachute didn't open fully, and he was flown to a nearby trauma center.

ABC11 is working to learn the identity of the person injured.
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