1 dead and 1 injured in hang gliding accident in Milpitas

MILPITAS — One person was killed and another seriously injured in a hang gliding accident on a component in Milpitas Monday, authorities said.

The incident happened at Ed’s around noon on Monday. R. Levin County Park on the eastern edge of Milpitas.

The Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office said a man died at the scene and a woman had to be airlifted to the hospital. Nothing was immediately known about her condition.

Video of the crash scene showed damage to the hang glider’s wing. The crash took place in the largest park in Milpitas and a popular hang gliding spot.

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