Hang gliding pilot dies in 'tragic accident' near Chichester

A hang gliding pilot has died in an accident at a nature reserve near Chichester in West Sussex.

Sussex Police said they were dealing with an incident in the Selsey area where a local man had died at the scene.

The incident is being treated as a "tragic accident", police said.

Officers are working with the coroner and the British Hang Gliding Association to establish the cause of the accident.

The Coastguard said the incident happened at Medmerry Nature Reserve, a protected wetland bird habitat.

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