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Plane crash kills 1 in Winnebago County

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VINLAND, Wis. (AP) -- Authorities say one person was killed in a plane crash in east-central Wisconsin.

Winnebago County sheriff's Capt. Lara Vendola-Messer says the victim is a man who was the only person in the plane.

USA Today Network-Wisconsin reports the sheriff's office and the Vinland Fire Department were called around 8:30 a.m. Tuesday about a plane that crashed into a field. The crash happened along a county road west of state Highway 76.

No other details were released, including the name of the victim.

Authorities are waiting for investigators from the Federal Aviation Administration to arrive.
 

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