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Small two-seater plane crashes in Lexington, road shut down for several hours

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Posted at 8:40 AM, Jul 28, 2021

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — A small two-seater plane crash-landed on Athens Walnut Hill just before 8:30 on Wednesday morning.

The Lexington Fire and Police Department responded to the two-seat plane crash where one person suffered minor injuries. Both people are being transported to the hospital for further evaluation.

Athens Walnut Hill will be shut down for several hours while crews work with representatives of the Blue Grass Airport and federal agencies to assist with clean up.

The Federal Aviation Administration is en route to the scene and KU is servicing power outages in the area.

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There was a reported fuel leak but the cause of the crash is currently under investigation.

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