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Plane crashes in field north of Grand Forks

Emergency crews were at the scene of plane crash north of Grand Forks Tuesday morning. Photo by Sydney Mook/Grand Forks Herald

GRAND FORKS - The Grand Forks County Sheriff’s Office and other agencies are responding to a downed small aircraft near the intersection of Columbia Road and 70th Avenue North.

The aircraft, which appears to be a crop-duster, crashed into a field along Columbia Road, east of the interchange at Interstate 29 and North Washington Street about 8:45 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 21.

No information on the condition of the pilot is available.

Check back for more on this developing story.

Sydney Mook

Sydney Mook has been covering higher education at the Grand Forks Herald since May 2018. She previously served as the multimedia editor and cops, courts and health reporter at the Dickinson Press from January 2016 to May 2018.  She graduated from the University of South Dakota with a bachelor's degree in journalism and political science in three and half years in December 2015. While at the USD, she worked for the campus newspaper, The Volante, as well as the television news show, Coyote News. She also interned at South Dakota Public Broadcasting and spent the summer before her senior year interning in Fort Knox for the ROTC Cadet Summer Training program. In her spare time, Sydney enjoys cheering on the New York Yankees and the Kentucky Wildcats, as well as playing golf. If you've got an idea for a video be sure to give her a call!

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