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25 year old Quincy man dies in powered para-glider accident

25 year old dies in para-glider accident

ADAMS COUNTY, Ill. (KHQA) - A Quincy man is dead Friday morning after a powered para-gliding accident in Adams County, just north of Quincy.

Adams County deputies responded to a report of a powered para-glider accident in a wheat field located near 7900 Ewbanks Road in Adams County just after 8:30 a.m.

Adams county paramedics transported 25-year-old James Mixer of Quincy to Blessing Hospital for severe injuries sustained during the para-glider accident.

Mixer was pronounced dead at Blessing Hospital a short time later.

Mixer was flying a Blackhawk paraglider he had launched from "Discover Powered Paragliding."


Related story:

Small Aircraft crashes in Adams County


This is the second accident this year related to a para-glider accident.

See the story from July here.



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