Paraglider dies after crashing, falling 40 feet on Mount Zion in Golden

DENVER - A paraglider who crashed on Mount Zion in Golden over the weekend has died.

The woman, whose name has not been released, crashed about 200 feet north of the big white "M" on the mountain west of Golden, falling about 40 feet. Rescue crews say she was unconscious and was having trouble breathing when they found her.

Golden Fire spokeswoman Karlyn Tilley said the woman later died at a Lakewood hospital.


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