The Name Of The Deceased Was Not Immediately Available

HAMILTON TOWNSHP, N.J. (AP) — Officials said a small plane crash near Atlantic City International Airport on Friday afternoon left one person dead.

Authorities said the crash happened in a wooded area of Hamilton Township, about five miles west of the airport and near the Atlantic City Expressway. One person was reported dead.

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The name of the deceased was not immediately released.

The cause of the crash was under investigation.

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