One dead in Northern California paragliding crash

A 34-year-old man died Friday in a paragliding accident in Northern California, authorities said.

The Nevada County Sheriff's Office said Eric McAuliffe of Rocklin, California, was killed in the accident in a wooded area in Truckee, which is near the Nevada state line and about 32 miles from Reno.

KTXL reports that McAuliffe crashed into a cliff face, while The Sacramento Bee reports that a flight plan was not filed so officials do not know where he took off from or where he was intending to go.

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No one else was injured.

The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board are investigating.