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Paraglider rescued after crashing into side of Torrey Pines cliff

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SAN DIEGO (NEWS 8) - The San Diego Fire Department and lifeguards rescued a paraglider who crashed into the side of a cliff in Torrey Pines Friday afternoon.

The 30-year-old man was stranded more than 100 feet from the top of the cliff when the rescue helicopter arrived and airlifted him to safety.

The man was transported to Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla for treatment. As of this report, it is unclear what injuries he sustained.

Chopper 8 captured footage of the rescue which took nearly an hour.

Facebook Video: Chopper 8 is over crashed glider in Torrey Pines

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