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Paraglider hospitalized after hard landing at Point of the Mountain

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Posted at 7:20 PM, Oct 16, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-16 21:32:54-04

DRAPER, Utah — A woman was hospitalized Tuesday night after making a hard landing into a mountainside while paragliding in the area known as Point of the Mountain, in southern Salt Lake County.

According to a Draper Police spokesman, the woman was conscious, breathing and alert when rescuers reached her.

Rescue workers had a difficult time reaching the woman due to harsh terrain, the police spokesman said.

The details of the woman’s injuries were not immediately available.

Watch FOX 13 for updates.