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Identities of Plane Crash Victims Released

Identities of Plane Crash Victims Released

Updated - Jan. 27, 2003 at 11:31 a.m. | Posted - Jan. 27, 2003 at 11:30 a.m.

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(Monticello-AP) -- San Juan County sheriff's officials released the names of four Home Depot employees killed in a plane crash in the La Sal Mountains.

Sheriff Mike Lacy identified the victims as: Teresa Moon, age 39; Jeff Bynum, age 44; Dennis Ersik, age 45; and Barry Berk, age 47.

All four worked at the Longmont, Colorado Home Depot. Hometowns were not immediately available.

Their charred remains were found by a rancher near the Utah-Colorado border Saturday morning still strapped to their seats. The four co-workers who were heading to Las Vegas to watch the Super Bowl.

The single-engine Piper Arrow aircraft crashed in a juniper-filled canyon at about 9 p.m. Thursday.

(Copyright 2003 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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