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1 dead in plane crash in western Kentucky

MAYFIELD, Ky. (AP) — Officials say one person has died in a plane crash in western Kentucky. The Graves County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement that the plane crashed Monday evening in a field near the airport, just north of Interstate 69. Sheriff Jon Hayden told news outlets that the body of the pilot was recovered from the wreckage. He said the pilot was the only person in the aircraft. The person’s identity will be released after next of kin is notified. Officials say the National Transportation Safety Board will investigate what caused the crash.

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