Two perish in Sumter County plane crash

AMERICUS, Ga. — Authorities have confirmed that two people have perished in a plane crash that occurred in Sumter County this morning.

Workers with Horne Farms in the 300 block of Old Andersonville Road discovered the wreckage of a small engine plane just at around 9:30 a.m.

Chief Deputy Eric Bryant of the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office held a press conference near the scene today.

The cause of the crash, nor the identities of the victims has been determined as of yet.

South Georgia TV will continue to follow this story as it develops.

(Photo and video source: Jimmy Holloway/South Georgia TV.

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