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4 killed after single-engine plane crashes in Barren County, KY

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The plane crashed Sunday afternoon near Glascow, Kentucky. (Source: Kentucky State Police) The plane crashed Sunday afternoon near Glascow, Kentucky. (Source: Kentucky State Police)
GLASGOW, KY (WSMV) -

Four people were killed after a single-engine plane crashed in Barren County, Kentucky, Sunday afternoon.

The plane, which was a Piper PA32, was headed to Lake Cumberland Regional Airport in Somerset, Kentucky, when it went down at 2:21 p.m. near Bewleytown Road in the Fountain Run community. 

According to the Kentucky State Police, it struck multiple tree tops when it crashed. 

Three people were pronounced dead at the scene, and a fourth person died after arriving at the Medical Center Hospital in Bowling Green.

The victims have been identified as:

  • Scott T. Foster, 41, of Science Hill, KY
  • Kyle P. Stewart, 41, of Somerset, KY
  • Noah Foster, 15, of Science Hill, KY (biological son of Scott Foster)
  • Quinton D. Whitaker, 40, of Somerset, KY 

No details have been released about a cause of the crash.

The FAA will arrive to the scene on Monday to assist with the investigation. 

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