Ride pays tribute to man killed in glider crash

Eric Giles and his daughter at the Logan County Fair (Photo Courtesy: Audrey Giles)

DeGRAFF, Ohio (WDTN) — A ride pays tribute to a 31-year-old De Graff man killed in a glider crash in Logan County.

A memorial ride was held in honor of Eric Giles at the De Graff County Fair Saturday afternoon.

Giles died when His ultralight aircraft crashed into the Great Miami River off County Road 63 near Quincy in August. Troopers said the crash was caused when the left wing of the aircraft clipped a tree.

Giles leaves behind a wife and 3-year-old daughter.

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