Twin Falls, Idaho • A pair of BASE jumpers survived a 486-foot fall in southern Idaho Monday evening when their parachutes failed to fully open.
The men were seriously injured after leaping from Perrine Bridge in Twin Falls, Idaho, Twin Falls County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Lori Stewart said. The bridge spans the Snake River canyon.
The Twin Falls Times-News reports James E. Rawe, 24, of Draper, was taken by ambulance to St. Luke's Magic Valley Medical Center. The other man, whose name has not been released, was airlifted to Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise with life-threatening injuries.