Man Injured After Glider Crashes in Waller County

A man has been injured after the glider plane he was flying crashed in a field north of Hempstead.

According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, 67-year-old Thomas Hazel's glider plane crashed in a grassy field Sunday afternoon after he left the Soaring Club of Houston, a nonprofit gliding club near Waller.

The agency said he crashed about a mile northeast of Hempstead. He was transported to Memorial Hermann Hospital.

His condition was not known.

Hempstead is about 53 miles northwest of Houston.

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