Man Injured In Plane Crash

A man is in the hospital after the crop plane he was flying crashed into a wheat field in Beaufort County.

According to officials the Ag-cat small crop plane crashed into a wheat field off of Little Creek Road in Sidney around 8 a.m. Saturday morning.

They say the plane was destroyed and the pilot, Randy Lee of Washington, was injured.

Officials say Lee had been spraying insecticide at the time of the crash.

The FAA is now taking over the investigation. No word yet on what caused the crash.

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