Alaska man in critical condition after paragliding accident in Lehi

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LEHI, Utah -- An Alaska man was critically injured after his paraglider crashed in Lehi early Saturday morning.

Deputies from Utah County Sheriff’s Office and Lehi police and fire responded to the crash at Point of the Mountain Flight Park at about 6:13 a.m. According to the sheriff’s office, the victim reportedly fell about 50 feet on top of the flight park near the south slope.

The victim, identified as Everett C. Bailey, Jr., 59, of Seward, Alaska, sustained head and back injuries and reported losing feeling in his lower extremities.

A LifeFlight helicopter flew Bailey to Intermountain Medical Center in Murray.

3 comments

    • crystalblewis

      Really Kathie. Dumbest comment ever. Have you ever driven in a car? If god wanted you to drive, you would have been born a car. A person was injured no need to been cruel. People do dangerous activities all the time. If a kid was injured while rollerblading would you have the same attitude?

    • Andrewforus

      If God had wanted you to comment, he’d have provided you with a brain first. What a retarded thing to say.

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