Paraglider Killed After Striking Power Lines
SAN JACINTO (CBSLA.com) — Authorities say a paraglider was killed Sunday after striking some live power lines in San Jacinto.
The accident occurred Sunday afternoon before 1:40 p.m., according to officials.
The unidentified paraglider was in a remote mountainside area of Riverside County — near Soboba Road — at the time of the accident.
Riverside County Fire spokeswoman Jody Hagemann said a rescue helicopter flew to the paraglider’s rescue but he died of his injuries.
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