MHS grad killed in plane crash near Sheboygan

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A sheriff's department says two people suffered minor injuries when a small plane ran off of a runway at an airport in western MI. Witnesses told officials they saw them flying around, do a barrel roll, and then come crashing down.

Two adult men were killed in the crash.

Investigators found the plane in a farm field at N6217 Willow Road.

The Federal Aviation Administration said a Pitts S2A small aircraft crashed in the field but does not know how or why.

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British investigators are now refusing to share information about the case with US law enforcement. Trump arrived in Brussels Wednesday following talks with the Pope Francis at the Vatican in Rome.

Deputies are unsure how many people were aboard the plane, but do not believe it was from Sheboygan County.

The incident is still under investigation by the Sheriff's Dept. and continued investigation will be done by the FAA / NTSB.

The victims have been identified as 67-year-old Dennis D. Hall, of McHenry, Illinois, and 19-year-old Philip J. Smecko, of Janesville, according to the Sheboygan County Sheriff's Office.

The Sheboygan Falls Fire Department was called to the scene.