OLIVER SPRINGS, Tenn. (WATE) – One person was killed Saturday afternoon in a hang gliding accident in Oliver Springs.
Law enforcement officials say a man has died after being involved in a hang gliding accident. Anderson County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Tyler Mayes says 45-year-old Patrick Scott Lucas of Morristown died Saturday afternoon near the Oliver Springs Airport.
The accident happened on Smith Road just before 5:30 p.m. Law enforcement and medical personnel are on the scene, according to the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office. A medical examiner is also at the scene.
The Sheriff’s Office said it is awaiting word on whether the Federal Aviation Administration will be sending an investigator to the crash site.