One dead in Madison County plane crash
Edwardsville, Ill – A man is dead after a small plane crashed in a remote area of Madison County near Edwardsville Monday.
Deputy Coroner Bob Lewis said the pilot was the only occupant of the plane.
He said the victim has been identified, but authorities are withholding his name until his relatives can be notified.
Authorities say the National Transportation Safety Board will investigate the cause of the crash.
The plane went down in a secluded area between Edwardsville and Hamel.