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Police investigate death on Murray Rd paddock

A GLIDER has died after crashing right into a paddock in Victoria’s northeast on Saturday afternoon.

Victoria Police spokeswoman Natalie Savino stated the glider crashed in a paddock on Murray Rd, Benalla shortly earlier than 2pm.

“The exact circumstances surrounding the incident are yet to be established” she stated.

The man, who police are but to establish, died on the scene.

The Gliding Club of Victoria issued a press release: “It is with heavy hearts the we … (can) verify that there was an incident ensuing within the fatality of one among our members.

“This is a troublesome time for our complete membership. Further particulars can’t be launched at this stage.”

Police will put together a report for the coroner.

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