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1 dead after ultralight plane crashes in Middlesex County

Posted at 3:49 PM, Jan 14, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-14 15:49:40-05
Middlesex County plane crash

Middlesex County plane crash

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, Va. — One person was killed after a small plane crashed in Middlesex County Thursday afternoon, police said. The Virginia State Police Communications center received a call just after 2:05 p.m. from a citizen who spotted the plane going down. Sgt. Michelle Anaya said troopers found an ultralight aircraft with a person’s body inside just before 2:58 p.m.

Troopers have secured the scene and will resume their investigation in the morning .

Once the medical examiner identifies the victim and next of kin was notified, the victim’s name would be released.

An update will be provided sometime Friday.

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