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Police: 2 killed in small plane crash near Lake Lanier

CUMMING — Authorities say two people have been killed in a small plane crash near Lake Lanier.

Forsyth County sheriff's Capt. Tim House said Friday the pilot, 45-year-old Don Hershall Hall, and 40-year-old passenger David Jason Schorr were killed in the crash.

Forsyth County Fire Division Chief Jason Shivers tells The Associated Press that the plane crashed Thursday night in a residential neighborhood near the lake.

Shivers said the crash occurred around 7:45 p.m. and was a RV-7.

House said the plane had left from Stoney Point Airfield in south Forsyth County. He said there were no injuries on the ground or damage to any homes.

A number of people were outside at the time and saw the plane come down.

Federal aviation officials were investigating what caused the crash.