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A man died Saturday after falling or jumping from a private helicopter in the waters off Malibu, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

It happened around 1:20 p.m. near the 2300 block of Pacific Coast Highway, according to L.A. County Fire Department Supervisor Bernard Peters.

Peters said rescue crews pulled the victim out of the water and brought him to land where paramedics tried to  revive him. However, he was pronounced dead at the scene.

The death was being investigated by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department and the Federal Aviation Administration, Peters said.

—City News Service

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