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September 14, 2012 06:23 PM

Ultralight Crash Near Vermillion Leaves Pilot Dead

Authorities are investigating the crash of an ulltralight plane near Vermillion that killed the pilot.

Police say the plane went down in a corn field west of the Vermillion airport about 4:15 p.m. Friday.

There were no passengers on the plane. The pilot has not been identified.

Authorities say a fire caused by the crash burned about two acres of corn before it was contained by fire fighters.

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