Two victims identified after deadly plane crash in Lincoln County

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Posted at 5:48 PM, Dec 10, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-11 13:41:57-05

LINCOLN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — According to Lincoln County Sheriff Curt Folger, two people were killed in a small plane crash Friday evening.

Kentucky State Police identified the two victims Saturday morning as 61-year-old Ronald Eldridge and 63-year-old Lowell Strong, both of Nicholasville.

The bodies will be transported to the State Medical Examiner's Officer in Frankfort for autopsies.

The small two-seater plane crashed around 5 p.m. in Lincoln County near KY-643 and Pinegrove Road.

The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the plane crash.

LEX 18 will continue to update this story as more information comes in.