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Sheriff's Office investigating plane crash

Pilot killed Sunday in incident near Scio

The Linn County Sheriff’s Office and federal agencies are investigating an airplane crash that occurred Sunday afternoon, Aug. 21, outside Scio, in which the pilot was killed.

The Sheriff’s Office was notified at approximately 2:03 p.m. Sunday of a single-engine airplane crash on Richardson Gap Road, east of Scio.

Fire and medical personnel from the Scio Rural Fire Department, and neighbors in the area who witnessed the crash, were among the first on scene.

Sheriff’s deputies were on scene moments later, where they discovered the pilot of the airplane, later identified as 78-year-ol...

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