WALNUT CREEK, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a paraglider fell to his death in an open space in Walnut Creek.

Lt. Lanny Edwards said the man fell around 6 p.m. Sunday in the Lime Ridge Open Space.

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Rescue crews pulled him from the open space and took him to a hospital, where he died.

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Other paragliders witnessed the fall, but the circumstances leading to the death weren’t released by police.

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