2 killed in upstate New York plane crash


GENESEE COUNTY, N.Y. (NewsNation Now) — Two people were killed Friday when a small plane crashed in upstate New York, officials said.

The crash occurred in the woods near 9115 Boyce Rd. in Pembroke. A Genesee County Sheriff’s deputy found the small engine plane, a Socata TBM 700, there.

Steve Barnes, a prominent personal injury attorney, and his niece, Elizabeth Barnes, were killed in the crash.

New York State police, the Sheriff’s Office and the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) are investigating this matter.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

NewsNation affiliate WROC in Rochester contributed to this report.

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