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Two dead after plane crash in Wisconsin

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Police on scene of a plane crash in Jefferson County, Wis. Tuesday night Police on scene of a plane crash in Jefferson County, Wis. Tuesday night
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Wis. -

Two people are dead after a plane crashed into the Rock River in Jefferson County, Wisconsin Tuesday night. 

Officials say an ultralight aircraft crashed into the river near Fort Atkinson's municipal airport around 8 p.m. Tuesday.

The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office says the victims are a 51-year-old man, who was the pilot, and a 16-year-old boy. 

Fort Atkinson is about 20 miles northeast of Janesville, Wisconsin. 

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