Colorado Man Killed in Plane Crash in Southeast Wyoming

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a man who was killed in a small plane crash in southeast Wyoming.

62-year-old Zane Schmeeckle, of Fort Morgan, Colorado, crashed his single-engine plane into a field south of Carpenter on Saturday evening. He was the only one on board.

The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board are investigating the crash. Laramie County Coroner Rebecca Reid says it could be several weeks before an autopsy is released.

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