Half of all skydiving-related deaths in U.S. this year connected to Longmont business

July 5, 2019

LONGMONT, Colo. — It takes a special kind of person to jump out of a plane miles above the Earth. Family friends describe Brock Barto as exactly that, inspiring and passionate about skydiving. Barto died while skydiving with Mile-Hi Skydiving over the weekend, making him the third person to die from injuries related to a jump at the business in 2019. Four people have died from jumps at the businesses…