Man killed in powered paraglider crash in Colorado


BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — A man was killed after crashing his paraglider in a field in Colorado.

Officials received multiple 911 calls after the paraglider crashed at about 6 p.m. in an unincorporated area of Boulder County near the community of Erie, the Boulder County Sheriff’s office said.

The adult male pilot was unresponsive when medical personnel arrived. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

No apparent equipment malfunctions were reported by witnesses who observed the crash and the cause is under investigation.

The victim’s name was withheld pending notification of next of kin.


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