- Associated Press - Wednesday, July 13, 2016

MOUNT VERNON, Wash. (AP) - Authorities say one person has died while hang gliding about 75 miles north of Seattle.

The Skagit Valley Herald reports (https://goo.gl/uEmzcu ) the incident happened at about 5 p.m. Wednesday near the Samish Overlook on Blanchard Mountain.

Skagit County Fire District 14 Chief David Skrinde confirmed the death and said authorities are investigating.

No further information was immediately available.


Information from: Skagit Valley Herald, https://www.skagitvalleyherald.com

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