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Grosse Pointe Man Identified As Victim In Small Plane Crash

July 23, 2018 - 6:24 am

GROSSE POINTE (WWJ) - Authorities have identified the pilot killed in a small plane crash as a metro Detroit man. 

Sheboygan County Sheriff's Office says 50-year-old Martin J. Tibbitts of Grosse Pointe was killed in the crash Friday. Authorities say the plane crashed shortly after taking off from Sheboygan County Memorial Airport. It crashed into a Wisconsin barn and calving building, starting a fire and killing an unknown number of animals.

Two employees on the farm were injured.

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