UPDATE: Authorities Investigating Pierce County Plane Crash

PIERCE – Authorities are on the scene of a plane crash in rural Pierce County. Pierce County Sheriff Rick Eberhardt confirmed that the single occupant of the aircraft was deceased.

A Pierce County 911 dispatcher said that at 7:45 PM 5 miles north and west of Pierce near the intersection of HWYS 13 and 121 a downed plane was reported. Authorities said they believe that the crash occurred sometime after 6:30 PM.

Officials from the Nebraska State Patrol, Pierce Fire and Rescue and Pierce Sheriff’s Department responded to the scene.

There’s been no confirmation as to what kind of plane went down, or where it was headed. Authorities have yet to confirm any injuries.

We have reporters at the scene. As we find out more we will pass the information along to you.

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