By Jennifer McRae

GARFIELD COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– A glider crashed at the Rifle/Garfield County Airport on Thursday. The pilot did not survive the crash.

(credit; Garfield County)

The Garfield County Sheriff’s Office said the glider crashed shortly after 5 p.m. Thursday. The crash will be investigated by the NTSB.

The identity of the male pilot has not been released.

Jennifer McRae