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One dead following paragliding accident

Posted: 3:49 PM, Jul 15, 2019
Updated: 2019-07-16 14:12:37-04

HORSESBOE BEND — One person is dead following a paragliding crash near Horseshoe Bend at about 11 a.m. Monday.

The crash happened at the Horseshoe Bend Flight park near 235 Old Emmett Road, according to Boise County Sheriff Jim Kaczmarek.

The victim has been identified as 38-year-old Justin Boer. He was pronounced dead at the scene. His family has been notified.

Idaho State Police troopers were called to the park shortly after 11 a.m. to assist Boise County Sheriff’s Office deputies and paramedics.

The Sheriff’s Office is investigating the cause of the crash.

No further information was available.