LAUREL HILL, Fla. (AP) -- Authorities say they are responding to a small plane that crashed in Okaloosa County in the Florida Panhandle, killing the only person on board.
The Okaloosa Sheriff's office said a 911 call about a small plane going down about 3 p.m. Saturday. It was a single-engine plane.
Mack Wilkins is chairman of the Almarante Volunteer Fire Department board. He told the Northwest Florida Daily News that he lives about a mile from the crash site and that emergency responders found only one person at the scene.
Kathleen Bergen, a spokeswoman for the Federal Aviation Administration, confirmed the crash and said only the pilot was on board.
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