Louisiana State Police: Pilot Killed in Crop Duster Plane Crash Off of I-49
A pilot was killed in a plane crash off I-49 according to Louisiana State Police.
A report from our media partners at KATC states that the crash took place on an Interstate 49 exit ramp. State police say the crop-dusting plane was doing some work near the Cheneyville exit.
An image from KALB on Facebook showed the scene around the small plane crash.
Cheneyville is located between Bunkie and Alexandria.
According to eyewitnesses smoke was coming from the engine where the plane crashed. The pilot has not yet been identified but Troopers say the person flying the plane did not survive.
The exit ramp off I-49 is currently closed but there are no reported injuries on the ground.
We're following the KATC report here and will add information as this story continues to develop.