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Hang Glider Crashes In Cleburne; Pilot Seriously Injured

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CLEBURNE (CBSDFW.COM) - The 51-year-old pilot of a hang glider that crashed in Cleburne was seriously injured Saturday.

It happened just before 6 p.m. in the 400 block of W. Vaughan Road.

First responders located the crash in a pasture area controlled by Chesapeake Energy. The injured pilot was taken by CareFlite to a hospital in Fort Worth. His condition is unknown at this time.

The Texas Department of Public Safety and the FAA were notified, with DPS taking over the investigation.

Authorities haven’t released the pilot’s name.

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