Gone West: SFC Corey Hood Passes

  • Aug 16, 2015 4:05pm GMT

U.S. Army Golden Knights SFC Corey Hood has died from his injuries suffered during the opening jump at Saturday's Chicago Air & Water Show. Sgt. Hood joined the Army more than 10 years ago. He was awarded several honors, including two Bronze Stars and two Meritorious Service Medals, according to the U.S. Army.

NBC Chicago Story

The Navy Leap Frog jumper broke his leg, and was released from the hospital.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to Corey's family and to the Golden Knights.

All Things Aero story from Saturday

We will update as needed.