Oahu man who died in paragliding accident identified

Evan Whitlock
Evan Whitlock

KAUAI (HawaiiNewsNow) - On Kauai, a 24-year-old Oahu man died in a paragliding accident over the Kalalau Valley on Saturday.

Kauai County officials identify him as Evan Whitlock of Waialua.

He and three other paragliders jumped off a ridge.

His friends made it, but the victim's glider apparently malfunctioned.

He fell 600 feet to his death.

Copyright 2010 Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved.