Tag: Fatal Paragliding Accident in Piute County

16 Aug 2019

Norman Stevens Killed in Paragliding Accident near State Route 153 in Piute County

Norman Stevens Dies in Piute County Paragliding Crash near State Route 153

Piute County, Utah (August 16, 2019) – A man was killed in a paragliding accident on Wednesday afternoon in Piute County, according to the sheriff’s office.

The incident was reported at around 2:20 p.m. August 14, on the Beaver Mountain Ranger District north of State Route 153.

Authorities said Norman Stevens, 61, slipped below his harness after takeoff. He then crashed into a deep canyon after the glider wing collapsed.

Piute and Sevier County search and rescue conducted a search and were able to locate Stevens’ body at approximately 6 p.m.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.