Hang glider rescued in Newberg after stuck in trees

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No one was hurt

NEWBERG, Ore. (KOIN) — A hang glider is safe after he was stuck in some treetops in the Newberg area Sunday evening.

According to Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue, the hang glider was reached and safely lowered roughly 150 feet to the ground. No injuries were reported.

Firefighters working to rescue a man in Newberg after he was hang gliding in the area. (TVF&R)

“When the patient reached the forest floor, a big smile and thumbs up was given to all crew members,” said TVF&R.

NE Mountain Top Road in Newberg was closed for short time to help free the hang glider, but the road was later open to the public.

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