Paraglider hospitalized after crash

The Elkhart County Sheriff's Department responded to a paragliding accident Friday near County Road 9 in Nappanee.

Deputies say the paraglider crashed into a cornfield just west of the 70000 block of County Road 9. 

29-year-old Seth Hochstetler of Nappanee was found about 100 yards inside of the cornfield.

Police say he suffered back injuries as a result of the crash.

He was flown to South Bend Memorial Hospital for his injuries by helicopter. 

The crash is still under investigation.

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