Paraglider electrocuted in Henderson County, FAA taking over investigation


HENDERSON COUNTY, Texas (KETK)- A man was electrocuted during a paragliding accident Thursday morning in Henderson County.

The call for help came in around 9:15 a.m., just outside of Eustace near FM 2329 and County Road 2857.

According to Henderson County Sheriff Botie Hillhouse, the man was paragliding when he collided with some power lines.

Along with the HCSO, we’re told that the Federal Aviation Administration and DPS also assisted at the scene.

The FAA is now taking over the investigation to determine the cause of the accident.

We have a crew at the scene and will provide updates throughout the day.

The man’s identity has not been released.

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