Two People Dead In Weirsdale Plane Crash

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At least two people are dead after a single-engine aircraft crashed in Weirsdale, Fla. today.

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office and Marion County Fire Rescue arrived to the scene around 9:30 this morning after several neighbors reported seeing a plane go down, according to a video released by the sheriff’s office.

The sheriff’s office and fire rescue conducted the initial investigations on the crash before handing over to the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board.

It’s unknown if anyone else was on the plane.

This is a developing story.

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