Vero Beach man dies in paramotor accident

Arthur Levy

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.

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