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Man Recovering From Ventura Paraglider Accident

Posted on Sunday, December 4, 2011 6:26pm

A 33-year-old man is recovering from back, and facial injuries after he crashed his paraglider on a rugged Ventura hillside, and had to be rescued by helicopter.

It happened on Vince Street, in the Grant Park are of the Ventura foothills.  After the paraglider crashed Friday afternoon, a Ventura County Sheriff’s Department helicopter lowered a paramedic to help the injured man, who was then airlifted to a hospital.

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