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3 killed in small plane crash in northern Mexico that originated in US


MEXICO CITY — Authorities in a Mexican state bordering Texas say that three people have died in a small plane crash.

The Coahuila state prosecutor's office said in a statement that the Cessna 206 flying from McAllen, Texas to Torreon, Coahuila crashed and burst into flames beside a toll highway east of Torreon just after 7 p.m. Thursday.

The statement identified a pilot and co-pilot and said authorities were working to identify a third person aboard the plane.

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