Pilot killed in Centerville plane crash
Oct 10, 2023, 11:59 AM | Updated: 6:21 pm
CENTERVILLE — The pilot of a plane is dead after his single-engine plane crashed into an empty field in Centerville Tuesday morning, police say.
According to the Centerville Police Department, the crash happened at approximately 11:25 a.m. at 1500 North, just west of Legacy Pkwy. The pilot was identified by police as Donald Nathan Higgs, 43, from Plain City.
“First responders located the lone occupant still inside the aircraft and pronounced him deceased,” stated the Centerville police statement.
This happened at about 11:30am. @cpdutah and @UTHighwayPatrol are here, but certainly other investigating agencies will be arriving soon as well. We're gathering information for @KSL5TV. #ksltv pic.twitter.com/fePJnBbJa5
— Alex Cabrero (@KSL_AlexCabrero) October 10, 2023
The crash happened near the Legacy Parkway trail and pedestrian traffic will not be allowed on the trail.
Police are working with the NTSB, FAA, and the Office of the Medical Examiner to investigate this crash.