Theodore man killed in ultralight accident

Police said the man died at the scene
Police said the man died at the scene Chris Ison

INVESTIGATIONS continue over the death of a local Theodore man yesterday.

The man's name is yet to be officially released by police.

The 43-year-old attempted to take off in a powered parachute, from a private airstrip on a cattle property at around 8am yesterday.

A powered parachute is an ultralight flying aircraft consisting of a cart, engine and parachute.

For unknown reasons the man's aircraft took a nose-drive and crashed into a field on the property, located around 10km South of Theodore.

He was located deceased shortly after the incident.

Topics:  accident deceased theodore

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