1 dead in plane crash near Crozet

1 dead in plane crash near Crozet
One person was killed. (Source: RNN)

CROZET, VA (WWBT) - A body was recovered from a crashed plane Sunday night near Saddle Hollow Road in Crozet.

The crash involved a small, private plane, and was located in a field.

Police identified the pilot at Kent Carr, 51. The cause of the crash is being investigated.

Steep terrain and stormy weather complicated rescue efforts.

Fire and rescue units on the scene confirmed an aircraft crash with NBC29 in Charlottesville.

Roads in the area, which in between Charlottesville and Waynesboro, are closed.

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