Officials: Man killed in hang gliding crash in Lake County


LAKE COUNTY, Fla. - Officials in Lake County said a man was killed in a hang gliding crash Saturday afternoon.

The crash happened on a runway at the Groveland airport around 3 p.m., officials said.

The victim, identified as 27-year-old Zachary Marzec, was piloting the hang glider when it crashed onto the runway.

Marzec was rushed to South Lake Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Officials said Marzec is from out of state.

The sheriff's office is investigating the crash.