Vero Beach man dies in paramotor accident
PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. (CBS12) —
St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office have identified the man who died in a paramotor accident Thursday afternoon.
Arthur Levy of Vero Beach died after his backpack-powered parachute crashed on South Hutchinson Island, an earlier report had the scene at 4701 Watersong Way.
His paramotor is a motorized propeller harness that is a steerable paraglider.
The incident happened just before 1 in the afternoon, and Levy was pronounced dead by on-scene paramedics.
The Federal Aviation Administration is also investigating the incident.