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Two People Dead Following Small Plane Crash Near Port St. Lucie

What to Know

  • A plane crashed near Port St. Lucie Saturday morning.
  • The two people on board were found dead.

Two people are dead after a single engine airplane crashed in the Atlantic Ocean, according WPTV, an NBC-affiliate in West Palm Beach.

The crash happened about 20 nautical miles east of Port St. Lucie on Saturday.

Miami Air Traffic Control notified the Coast Guard of a suspected downed aircraft at about 11:45 a.m.

Coast Guard crews found debris about 20 miles east of the St. Lucie inlet.

The two people inside the plane were found dead.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information is made available.

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