Malibu Man Killed In Piru

The Ventura County Medical Examiner has identified the motorized paraglider killed in a crash Tuesday afternoon.

POSTED: 04:00 AM PST Nov 21, 2012    UPDATED: 07:17 PM PST Dec 26, 2012 
VENTURA COUNTY, Calif. -

The Ventura County Medical Examiner has identified the motorized paraglider killed in a crash Tuesday afternoon. Brent Butzke of Malibu was pronounced dead at the scene in Piru.

The 27-year-old crashed near the Santa Clara River and Powell Road. An investigation is underway to find out whether engine failure caused the paraglider to fall from the sky.