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Bachelorette Contestant Dies While Paragliding

Posted April 23rd, 2014 @ 6:17pm by KFBK News

A former local man who was a contestant on an upcoming edition of "The Bachelorette" has died in a paragliding accident.

Eric Hill, 32, a former resident of Citrus Heights and a Del Campo High School graduate, died Wednesday, from injuries he suffered in a paragliding accident in Utah on Sunday.

The Sacramento Bee said his parachute collapsed while paragliding near Salt Lake City.

He had been in a coma since the accident.

Friends said Hill had recently finishing taping "The Bachelorette" on ABC. 

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