Parachute crashes at Raleigh parade

File - 2010 St. Patrick's Day event (Melia Morgan)

March 12, 2010 9:00:00 PM PST
The luck of the Irish was with a parachutist at Saturday's Saint Patrick's Day parade in Raleigh.The man was getting ready to land on East Martin Street, when a gust of wind blew him into some trees.

Witnesses told ABC11 Eyewitness News that he was stuck there for more than ten minutes.

Luckily, Raleigh firefighters were already at the festival and were able to help.

Amazingly, the parachutist wasn't hurt in the incident.

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