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Paraglider rescued after hitting cliff

Posted: 4:16 PM, Mar 20, 2016
Updated: 2016-03-21 13:18:09Z

SAN DIEGO -- A paraglider who hit a cliff near the Torrey Pines Gliderport Sunday afternoon suffered traumatic injuries and was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment, according to a spokesperson with San Diego Fire & Rescue.

The man, between 45 and 65 years old, was taken to Scripps La Jolla Hospital, SDFR's Lee Swanson added. His condition was not confirmed. 

A SDFR crew rescued the man, who hit a cliff 300 feet north of the gliderport at 2800 Torrey Pines Scenic Drive.

No further details were available.