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- UPDATE: 3 p.m. – Fatalities confirmed.
- UPDATE: 5:12 p.m. Interview video added.
- UPDATE: 5:19 p.m. There are two confirmed fatalities, one male and one female. The plane is a single-engine two-passenger aircraft.
- UPDATE: 6:11 p.m. Additional photo added.
HURRICANE – Authorities have confirmed fatalities as a result of a single-engine airplane crash in an area north of Sand Hollow Reservoir Thursday afternoon.
The crash was reported around 1:37 p.m.
“It was reported that a plane was seen traveling very low,” Hurricane City Police Sgt. Brandon Buell said, “and crashing in a remote area between Sullivan’s Knoll and Floratech Road.”
Buell said the crash left a large debris field and is currently being investigated.
The fatalities involved in the crash are confirmed to be a man and a woman. Their names have not yet been released.
Multiple units from different agencies, including Hurricane City Police Department and Hurricane Valley Fire District, are on scene.
St. George News Assistant Editor Kimberly Scott and Reporter Julie Applegate contributed to this report.
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