1 dead in Mariposa County plane crash

FRESNO, Calif.

The sheriff's office says investigators responded to a report of a possible plane crash near the Mariposa-Yosemite Airport just after 10 a.m. Authorities were able to locate a small private plane that had crashed in a rugged area off Highway 49. They said one person died in the crash.

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating the incident.

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