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Paraglider falls to his death

Emergency services tried to resuscitate a paraglider who fell in Sea Point but their attempts failed.

A foreign national died while paragliding from Signal Hill in Cape Town on 10 January 2013. Picture: Supplied

CAPE TOWN - Fire and Rescue Services on Thursday said a paraglider fell to his death in Sea Point.

The fire department's Theo Lane says the incident happened just before 3pm.

Lane said cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) was conducted after the crash.

"We did commence with CPR before he was declared dead on scene."

The cause of fall must still be determined.

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