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Paraglider sent to hospital after crashing into mountain

Jul 17, 2023, 10:18 PM | Updated: Jul 18, 2023, 10:14 pm

DRAPER, Utah — First responders transported a paraglider to the hospital after he lost control and crashed into a mountain Monday evening.

Draper police Sgt. Todd told KSL TV that at approximately 8 p.m., the man lost control while guiding and collided with a nearby mountain near 15300 Steep Mountain Drive.

Todd said Utah Highway Patrol had to rescue the paraglider off the mountain so he could be transported to the hospital.

On Tuesday, Draper Fire said the man suffered a fractured leg and was stabilized when he was sent to the hospital.

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Paraglider sent to hospital after crashing into mountain