South Florida

1 Dead in Small Plane Crash in Fort Pierce: Reports

A small plane crashed north of West Palm Beach in St. Lucie County on Wednesday morning, reportedly killing the pilot.

The pilot was the only person on the plane and was killed, Fire District spokeswoman Catherine Chaney told TC Palm.

Firefighters in St. Lucie County are investigating, NBC affiliate WPTV reports. Units have been dispatched to the crash site in Fort Pierce, which is north of West Palm Beach, the sheriff's office said.

This is a developing story. Stay with NBC 6 South Florida for updates.

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