- 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.

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

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