A small airplane has crashed in woods near Deep River Center and unconfirmed reports indicate that one person in the plane has died.
The plane crash occurred this afternoon in the area of Stevenson Road. One passenger was reportedly taken to the hospital by Lifestar Helicopter while a second person, who was killed in the crash, is still inside the airplane.
State police spokesman Lt. J. Paul Vance said the number of passengers is not confirmed but that there are at least two, according to a report posted on WTIC radio. The posting also said that a witness called police to report seeing an airplane go down in the area of Deep River.
Local fire officials and emergency dispatch officials had no additional information late Friday afternoon.
State police and rescue workers are still on the scene.