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Hang-Glider Injured In Brace Mountain Accident In Dutchess

Brace Mountain in North East, Dutchess.
Brace Mountain in North East, Dutchess. Photo Credit: Wikipedia

Original report:

DUTCHESS COUNTY, N.Y. -- Millerton firefighters and rescue officials are on the scene of a hang-glider accident on Brace Moutain, according to fire officials.

The accident, which occurred around 2 p.m. Tuesday, involved a power glider that crashed, officials said.

Firefighters are currently attempting a rescue and have requested a medevac helicopter to assist with removing the injured person.

Brace Mountain is part of the southern Taconic Mountains, that stands 2,311-feet at its main summit in Dutchess County.

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