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Paraglider dies during jump in Draper

Sep 16, 2021, 9:14 PM | Updated: Sep 17, 2021, 5:26 am
(Sean Moody, KSL TV)...
(Sean Moody, KSL TV)
(Sean Moody, KSL TV)

DRAPER, Utah — A paraglider has died after going down near the Airpark in Draper, according to Lt. Pat Evans with the Draper Police Department.

The call came in to DPD around 7:30 p.m. Thursday of a paraglider down.

Evans said bystanders and crews climbed the mountain to try to resuscitate the victim, but their efforts were unsuccessful.

The Utah Department of Public Safety’s helicopter was assisting to hoist the victim off the mountain and an investigation is ongoing.

Authorities have not yet released the identity of the victim but did say he was a male in his 20-30s, and possibly from out of town.

The Airpark is located near 153000 S. Steep Mountain Drive.

We will continue to update this story as we get more information.

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