Fatal crop duster crash in central Louisiana

August 2, 2022 GMT

CHENEYVILLE, La. (AP) — A crop duster crashed Tuesday onto the ramp of the Cheneyville exit on Interstate-49, killing the pilot, authorities said.

Louisiana State Police said the crash happened about noon, news outlets reported. The National Transportation Safety Board listed the plane as an Air Tractor AT-502.

The name of the pilot, the plane’s sole occupant, has not been released.

The NTSB is investigating with assistance from the Federal Aviation Administration.