Man dies in hang gliding accident

Hang glider crashed on airport runway

Published On: Feb 02 2013 05:13:48 PM EST   Updated On: Feb 03 2013 06:59:43 AM EST

Lake County deputies are investigating the cause of a hang gliding accident.

Deputies said they responded to the Groveland Airport at 6548 Groveland Airport Road in reference to a hang glider that crashed on the runway.

Deputies said one person was taken to South Lake Hospital where he was declared dead.

Lake County deputies said the man was from out of state and are not releasing his identity.