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Police: One killed, one injured in plane crash in northern New Mexico


OJO ENCINO, N.M,. (AP) — Authorities say one person was killed and a second injured when a plane crashed Saturday in a rural area of northern New Mexico.

The State Police said the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board will investigate the crash that occurred near Ojo Encino about 8 miles south of Counselor.

Officer Dusty Francisco said Francisco said a 19-year-old injured man was transported to a hospital but that no information was available on his condition.

Francisco said authorities were working to identity the person killed in the crash.

Ojo Caliente is 72 miles northwest of
Albuquerque and along the boundary between Sandoval and McKinley counties.