Sheriff Office Investigating Fatality Involving Crop-Duster

May 10, 2013 10:24 AM

The Butte County Sheriff's Office has confirmed a person has died after being struck by a taxiing crop-dusting plane near Biggs Thursday.

Investigators say, at about 4:30 p.m., the unidentified person was hit while the crop-dusting aircraft was on the ground near a landing strip off of Afton Road, northwest of Biggs.

The incident remains under investigation.


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