Rescuers pluck paraglider from power lines

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(KCRA/NBC News)  A paraglider pilot is back on the ground after spending hours stuck in live power lines above the streets of Olivehurst, California Wednesday.

During the hourslong rescue, PG&E crews shut off power in the area and made sure the power lines were de-energized while the man dangled in midair.

The paraglider was freed from the power lines around 8:10 p.m.

Firefighters raised a bucket up to the power lines and unbuckled the man from the paraglider. He was then lowered to the ground and put on a gurney. 

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