GROVELAND (CBSMiami/AP) – A hang gliding crash in the middle of the state claimed the life of a visitor from Illinois.

Zachary James Marzec, 27, crashed Saturday on the runway at a small airport in Groveland, according to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office.

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Investigators say it appears that Marzec’s hang glider malfunctioned, causing it to fall to the ground.

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Marzec was taken to a hospital, where he died about an hour after the crash. Authorities did not release his hometown.

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