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SKYDIVER SMASHES INTO WINDOW DURING LUNCHTIME AT RESTAURANT

An off-target skydiver smashed into a restaurant window, disrupting lunch but veering off at the last second to avoid hurting anyone.

"All I could see was a pair of feet going across the window," said Randy Tonn, who was with his family at Dick and Jeanni's restaurant Saturday afternoon. "He hit it pretty good. He made quite a thud."

The unidentified parachutist hit the corner of the building first and then the window, witnesses said. He was treated at the scene for a cut and left without giving his name.

Skydivers making regular weekend jumps had trouble with the wind after having to jump farther from the target area than usual because of cloud cover. The diver was credited with avoiding anyone on the ground.

"He did the best he could with a difficult situation and came away with a skinned knee," said Mike Tompos, safety and training adviser for a local diving club.

Skydivers from several clubs attended a "fly-in" at the Shiocton Airport over the weekend, so Tompos couldn't identify the skydiver.

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