Lewiston man dies in weekend plane crash

By The Associated Press | Posted - Jun. 30, 2014 at 7:11 a.m.



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LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) — A 29-year-old man died when the aircraft he was piloting crashed near a private landing strip south of Lewiston.

The Nez Perce County sheriff's office tells the Lewiston Tribune (http://bit.ly/1sRbzuq ) the victim was Bryce Winterbottom of Lewiston.

The single-seat aircraft crashed in a wheat field at about 8:15 a.m. Saturday. Winterbottom died at the scene.

Based on witness reports, the sheriff's office believes the plane crashed due to engine failure. A final determination has not been made.

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Information from: Lewiston Tribune, http://www.lmtribune.com

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