Local News

Paraglider crashes in Warren County

Posted August 22, 2010 10:36 p.m. EDT
Updated August 23, 2010 7:58 a.m. EDT

— A paraglider crashed Sunday evening while attempting to land in Warren County.

Captain Karl Hehl of the Warrenton Rural Volunteer Fire Department said the glider went down at about 9 p.m. off Airport Road near Warrenton.

A helicopter flew the paraglider to Duke University Hospital for treatment.

More details, including the identity and condition of the paraglider, haven't been released.

Investigators with the Federal Aviation Administration will be looking into the crash Monday.