Springfield man seriously injured in paraglider crash in Central Oregon

SISTERS, Ore. - A Springfield man was seriously injured in a paraglider crash in Central Oregon on Sunday.

State police said James M. Carter, 55, had just lifted off in his paraglider near the Oregon Department of Transportation Santiam Pass Compound when it lost power at about 100 feet and crashed to the ground.

Medics took Carter to a Bend, Ore. hospital. His condition is unknown.