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BOISE -- Officials have confirmed a deadly accident involving a Boise BLM smokejumper, and identified the man that was killed.

Don Smurthwaite, a National Interagency Fire Center spokesperson, says the accident happened when the parachute on 40-year-old Mark Urban of Boise, didn't deploy properly while he was making a training jump.

The accident was reported near Prairie, about 45 miles east of Boise.

Smurthwaite says a serious accident investigation team will be looking into the accident.

This is the 33rd line-of-duty wildland firefighter fatality in the U.S. this year.

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