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Pilot Killed when Crop-duster Crashes in Northeast Iowa

Pilot Killed when Crop-duster Crashes in Northeast Iowa

August 09, 2019 10:26 AM

SUMNER, Iowa (AP) - Authorities say the pilot of a crop-dusting plane died when it crashed just short of a building in northeast Iowa's Bremer County.
    
The fiery crash occurred around 7:20 a.m. Thursday, a few yards north of Iowa Highway 93 in Sumner. Witnesses say the plane clipped a streetlight before hitting a tree and bursting into flames.
    
The pilot was identified as 56-year-old David Baker, who lived in Swedesburg.
    
The crash cause is being investigated.

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