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Small plane crashes near airstrip in Apex

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APEX, N.C. -

Wake County Emergency Services said a small plane crashed near U.S. Highway 64 in Apex Friday afternoon.

Wake County Sheriff Donnie Harrison said 73-year-old Bryan Henry Esterly and his grandson were flying back from Fayetteville when they overshot the runway around 4:45 p.m. The plane hit and embankment and flipped.

The plane came to a rest in the pilots driveway, located about 100 feet from U.S. 64, authorities said.

No one was injured in the incident, according to the sheriff's office.


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