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Airplane Crash

On October 13, 2018 at approximately 03:57 pm, deputies with theAirplane Crash Weld County Sheriff’s Office responded to a plane that crashed in a field near WCR 37 and WCR 39, north of Fort Lupton. The two occupants survived the crash and self-transported themselves to a nearby hospital prior to the deputies’ arrival. The cause of the crash is unknown at this time.

The Weld County Sheriff’s Office maintained a perimeter around the incident area as we waited on representatives from the FAA to arrive. The FAA and NTSB will handle the investigation of the crash site. Any questions about the cause of the incident should be directed to them.