Man injured in kite boarding accident at Cheney Lake

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CHENEY, Kan. (AP) — A man has been taken to Hutchinson Hospital following a kite boarding accident on Cheney Lake.

It happened at M&M Point on the east side of the lake.

A game warden said the man was on the kite when it struck the water suddenly. Another kite boarder pulled him to shore and gave him CPR. The man was taken to the hospital in serious condition.

The victim is from the Wichita area and is considered an experienced kite boarder. His name has not been released.

The man was wearing safety equipment at the time of the accident.

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