2 people killed in aircraft crash near Preston, Idaho

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Two people were killed in an aircraft crash Wednesday morning east of Preston, Idaho. The plane was found later in the day. (BlurAZ, Shutterstock)

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PRESTON, Idaho — Two people were killed in an aircraft crash Wednesday morning east of Preston, Idaho.

Both Franklin County and Bear Lake County sent search-and-rescue teams and law enforcement when they received the report of a downed aircraft at around 10:50 a.m. The aircraft was located later and the deceased were found. The recovery process is still ongoing.

Franklin County Sheriff David Fryar stated that no other details will be released until Thursday and asked people to respect the privacy of the victims’ families.

“Please keep those families and the first responders that will be up there most of the night in your thoughts and prayers,” Fryar said.

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Jenny Rollins is a freelance journalist based in Utah and a former KSL.com reporter. She has a bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University and a master’s degree in journalism from Boston University.

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