Paraglider rescued from trees in Morris County
POSTED: Thursday, July 3, 2014 - 8:32pm
UPDATED: Thursday, July 3, 2014 - 8:56pm
Lone Star, Texas (KETK) — Emergency crews are responded to a man stuck in a tree in Lone Star Thursday night.
According to the Morris County Sheriff's Office, deputies were called out to the scene of a paraglider who crashed into trees near Houston Street.
Longview Fire Department was called to the scene, but the man was in the process of being rescued by a crane truck when they arrived.
It's unclear what made the man crash his aircraft. A witness told KETK the paraglider was trapped in the trees for about an hour.