LAKE LILLIAN - A man was hurt when the paraglider he was in crashed in Kandiyohi county.

The Sheriff's Office says the incident happened at about 12:30 p.m. Wednesday in the southern part of the county.

A 59-year-old Minneapolis man was just beginning his ascent when the paraglider was affected by the wind causing it to crash.

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The man suffered serious injuries and was air lifted to Hennepin County Medical Center for treatment.

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