Man dies in Nacogdoches Co. aircraft crash

NACOGDOCHES COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - A man has died following an accident involving a powered parachute crash near Garrison Sunday afternoon, according to Sheriff Thomas Kerss.

Kerss posted on his Facebook page that someone was flying the aircraft and wind blew it into some trees near FM 95. The pilot fell to the ground and later died at a Nacogdoches hospital.

The identity of the victim has not yet been made known.

"I ask that you offer prayers of support for his family during this difficult time," Kerss stated.

A powered parachute is a type of small aircraft with a large fan and parachute.