A MAN has been killed in a shocking paragliding accident at Newcastle.
The 60-year-old father crashed into a cliff face at King Edward Park shortly after 2pm AEDT.
Sadly, his injuries were too severe and he could not be saved. Police confirmed he died at the scene.
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It’s understood the man crashed just below the edge of the cliff and was pulled up by witnesses.
A crime scene has been established and is being examined by police who will prepare a report for the coroner.
— NBN News (@nbnnews) November 2, 2017
— Jonathan Carroll (@JonoCarrollNH) November 2, 2017