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Man in Glider Gets Stuck in Tree

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Emergency responders rescued a man from a motorized glider that got stuck in a tree on Long Island Sunday.

    Suffolk County Police responded to a call shortly before 4 p.m. for a man in a glider stuck in a tree about 70 to 100 feet high in a wooded area by Conklin Avenue in Patchogue, authorities said. 

    The man was rescued and taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. 

    Emergency services, aviation and patrol officers responded, and NYPD aviation officers assisted in the rescue.