Man dies paragliding after hitting ice

December 4, 2013 7:13:21 PM PST
Police in Orange County are investigating a deadly paragliding accident.

It happened in New Hampton Wednesday afternoon.

Police say 47-year-old Rupert Cebular was flying a powered paraglider over the Wallkill River.

He was practicing a touch and go maneuver on the frozen river when he broke through the ice and lost control

Witnesses and a second paraglider pulled Cebular from the river.

He was already dead.