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UPDATE: Pilot Identified in Deadly Otter Tail County Plane Crash

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PARKERS PRAIRIE (AP)  – The pilot of a small plane has died in a crash in western Minnesota.

The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office says it got a call about 6:30 p.m. Wednesday that a plane had gone down north of Parkers Prairie. A man who lives along county Highway 40 heard the crash and found the damaged single-engine plane on his property.

Otter Tail County sheriff’s officials have identified the victim as 41-year-old Adam Menze of Ottertail. He was alone in the plane.

The National Transportation Safety Board and the Federal Aviation Administration are investigating.

(Copyright 2013 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved)

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