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Paraglider crashes into mountain

Man crashes near Cat Haven

A close call for a paraglider as he crashes right into the side of a mountain at a high rate of speed.

A Fresno County Sheriff's Department helicopter was called in to find the pilot.

It happened Saturday just before 2:00 p.m. off Highway 180 near Dunlap.

The 45-year-old ended up close to Cat Haven where lions are kept.

A search and rescue team picked him up from a rock near the crash site.

According to Cal Fire he was able to walk away on his own.

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