Hang glider killed near Merredin

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A HANG glider has died from a crash near Merredin Saturday afternoon.

Police say the 50-year-old man had been practising for tomorrow’s WA Hang Gliding Championships when he crashed about 4pm in a paddock near the intersection of Logan and Warralakin roads about 50km north east of Merredin.┬áHe died at the scene.

Merredin police will investigate the cause of the crash with the Hang Gliding Federation of Australia.

A report will be prepared for the Coroner.