Plane crashes north of Payette, killing one person

A Saturday plane crash near Payette has killed one person, according to a Payette County Sheriff’s Office press release.

The crash, which happened near NE 19th Avenue between Payette Heights and Scotchpines Road, was reported shortly after 11:30 a.m. The area is about a mile north of the Payette Airport.

There’s one confirmed fatality in the accident, according to PCSO. That individual has not yet been identified. It wasn’t immediately clear how many people were in the plane.

The FAA is responding to the scene. On Saturday afternoon, no details were available on what may have caused the plane crash or what type of plane crashed.