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Three Reportedly Killed in McDowell County Small Plane Crash

According to published reports, three people were killed in a plane crash this morning (July 8) near the McDowell-Rutherford county line. The small plane (a Cessna 182) was found in the Brackett Town Road area off of Vein Mountain Road. The plane was reportedly traveling from Tennessee to Rutherford County. The identities of the deceased have not been released. The Federal Aviation Administration was on the scene, at last report, and will lead the investigation.