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Metro Detroit Pilot Dies In Small Plane Crash In Central Michigan

HAYES TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A 67-year-old Detroit-area man has died following a small single-engine plane crash in central Michigan.

Clare County sheriff's deputies responded about 9:30 a.m. Friday to the crash in Hayes Township, which is about 188 miles northwest of Detroit.

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The victim has been identified as Theodore Gauthier, of Pontiac. Gauthier was the pilot and the only person on the plane, authorities said.

The crash was under investigation.

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