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Nebraska man dies in ultralight plane crash

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ANSLEY, Neb. (AP) - A central Nebraska man has died from injuries he received in the crash of an ultralight aircraft.

The Custer County Sheriff's office tells Broken Bow radio station KCNI (http://bit.ly/1mJ2rV5 ) that the crash happened just before 8 a.m. Tuesday on private property south of Ansley.

The sheriff's office says 61-year-old Wayne Palmer, of rural Ansley, was piloting of the aircraft when it crashed. Palmer was critically injured and later died. A passenger, Charles Roberts of Osceola, was not injured in the crash.

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating.

Information from: KCNI-AM.

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