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Man hospitalized after paraglider crash on Fiesta Island

SAN DIEGO, CA – A man was sent to the hospital after his paraglider crashed on Fiesta Island yesterday afternoon, according to information from FOX 5 San Diego.

The collision happened on the northern side of Fiesta Island before 2:40 p.m., after he experienced a stall in his powered paraglider. His parachute then reportedly came out while he was still in the air and he fell about 20 feet.

The victim, identified only as a man in his 60s, was taken to the hospital with undisclosed injuries.

Bystanders were credited with helping call for assistance after the incident.

No further information is available at this time.

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