Airplane

One person was killed Monday following a plane crash in Douglas County.

According to Douglas County Sheriff Jon Coler, a small crop-dusting plane crashed six miles west of Parkston around 10:45 a.m. Monday. The pilot, who was the sole occupant of the plane, was killed.

No information on the pilot was immediately available.

Coler said the cause of the accident is unknown at this time and that the FAA and NTSB will be investigating the incident.

He added the Hutchinson County Sheriff’s Office, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, Parkston Fire & Ambulance and Douglas County Emergency Manager all responded to the scene.

Additional details will be added as they become available.

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