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Shelton Hang Glider Killed In Crash In Upstate New York

WAWARSING, N.Y. — Authorities say a 44-year-old Connecticut man has died in a hang glider accident in New York's Catskill Mountains. State police say Scott Trueblood of Shelton was hang gliding around 6 p.m. Sunday near the state Route 52 overlook in the Ulster County town of Wawarsing when he hit the side of a mountain. Troopers say Trueblood was pronounced dead at the scene. Police say Trueblood was a newly license pilot with the Ellenville Flight School located near where the accident occurred. The cause of the accident is being investigated.

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