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MTV's Nitro Circus star Erik Roner died Monday in a tragic skydiving accident, The Los Angeles Times reports. He was 39.

The extreme athlete was performing as part of a team at a charity golf tournament in Lake Tahoe, Calif., when he hit a tree and became entangled while attempting to land, the Placer County Sheriff's Office said. Roner was pronounced dead at the scene.

Roner was a professional skier and base jumper. He co-starred on the MTV series Nitro Circus, which followed group of athletes performing extreme stunts around the world.

Roner is survived by his wife and two kids.