According to Indiana's Daily Reporter, the two parachutes got tangled together after the jumpers lost their balance and fell too close to one another.
A man accused of raping a woman and alleging she said "no", but it wasn't a "hard no" is due to appear in court.
Her tempestuous personal life—seven marriages, a stable of lovers and a very public murder scandal—only increased her reputation as a larger-than-life screen and sex goddess.
After her father, Virgil, a gambler and bootlegger, was murdered, the young Turner and her mother, Mildred, left the Idaho mining town of Wallace for San Francisco.
Several of his friends, who were also jumping that day, went out in kayaks and were able to bring Turner to shore, reported Reuters.
Paramedics soon arrived, but Turner later died in hospital.
Married seven times, Turner was romantically connected to numerous actors.
In 1958, Turner's daughter stabbed gangster Johnny Stompanato, but it was judged justifiable homicide.
Appearances in such films as Throughout her career, Turner's tempestuous personal life threatened to overshadow her professional triumphs.
Turner died in Century City, California, on June 29, 1995. Born Julia Jean Mildred Frances Turner, on February 8, 1921, in Wallace, Idaho.
(Though Turner claimed in her autobiography that she was born in 1921, most sources agree on the earlier date.) One of America's most celebrated sex symbols during the 1940s and 1950s, Turner made over 50 films.
Austin Michael Brown, Nampa, Idaho, was arrested and charged on 29 August on a felony rape charge The woman told police that once she arrived at the home, Brown picked her up and carried her upstairs before forcibly removing her clothing and having sex with her against her will.
She said she repeatedly told Brown to stop and tried to fight him off, but he allegedly held her down.
They married again (this time legally) in 1943, then divorced a year later, after Turner gave birth to a daughter, Cheryl.