Paraglider injured after crashing into mountainside, falling 50 feet


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LEHI, Utah — A paraglider has crashed into a mountainside south of Salt Lake City and plummeted about 50 feet.

The Provo Daily Herald reports ( ) that rescue crews were called to the area around Flight Park east of the Point of the Mountain after a man crashed around 10 a.m. Thursday.

Rescuers on the scene say the man was injured but they did not provide more details. An air ambulance was called to a staging area on the hills below the mountain face.

The man's identity has not been released.

Information from: The Daily Herald,

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