2 die in single-engine plane crash at Lee’s Summit airport

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LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo. (AP) _ Authorities say two people have died after single-engine plane crashed at a suburban Kansas City airport.

Lee’s Summit police Sgt. Chris Depue says the crash happened at 6:10 p.m. Tuesday at Lee’s Summit Municipal Airport. Responding crews found the Piper 28 on the west side of the airport tarmac. Depue says the victims were the only people in the plane. No other injuries were reported.

Police are working with FAA investigators to determine where the flight originated and what may have led to the crash.