2 dead after plane collides with paraglider in Fort Bend County


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FORT BEND COUNTY, Texas (CW39/KXAN) – Fort Bend County and federal authorities are investigating a small plane collision that killed two people in Fulshear Tuesday morning.

The Texas Department of Public Safety responded to the crash scene near the Brazos River. DPS said the Federal Aviation Administration was also responding to the crash.

Fort Bend County Precinct 3 Constable Chad Norvell gave more details about the crash via Twitter, saying the plane collided with a paraglider near Weston Lakes.

The plane, a single-engine Cessna 208, was bound for Victoria and took off from George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston, authorities said. The pilot of the plane and the paraglider both died, authorities said.

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