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Woman in hospital after propeller accident

Associated Press • Jun 3, 2014 at 2:20 PM

Middletown Fire Capt. Jeff Spaulding said the woman suffered severe head injuries. She was flown Sunday to Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton. The Hamilton-Middletown Journal-News reported she is a longtime employee of Start Skydiving.

It operates near Middletown Regional Airport. Owner John Hart said it’s the first time the business has had such an accident. He says it can be difficult to see fastspinning propeller blades.

The woman’s name and other information weren’t released immediately.

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